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CLIMATE: 2019 was hottest year on record, NASA and NOAA report

It's official.

NASA and NOAA report today that 2019 was Earth's hottest year in recorded history. Excerpt from the joint January 15, 2020 announcement:

Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 ranked second-warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Global temperatures in 2019 were ...

Investors and utilities are seeding carbon markets with new startups

While most of the world agrees that carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are creating a climate crisis, there’s little consensus regarding how to address it. One of the solutions that’s both the most obvious and, seemingly, the most difficult for the international community to agree on is establishing a market that would put a ...

Australia’s 1.2-million-acre megafire is out of control

12.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Back in early November, David Bowman had a bad feeling about Australia's thriving wildfires. The ingredients for bushfire **** had come together. The forests were exceptionally dry. There was no hint of meaningful rain. Winds howled through the count... ...

Polar bears are eager to know what a camera drone tastes like

Polar bears have been at the **** end of the global warming stick for some time now. Food has grown scarce for the massive beasts, causing them to move inland in search of sustenance, eat carcasses they never would have touched in the past and, apparently, look to flying camera drones as a potential source ...

61 polar bears amass outside Arctic village because sea ice is pitifully low

12.06.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Back in the 1980s, the Arctic's Chukchi Sea would have been largely frozen over by early December. But times, and climes, have changed. Local authorities in the Russian village of Ryrkaypiy, located on the far northeast coast of the country and borde... ...

California’s strengthening storms mean more billion-dollar disasters

12.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

A deluge so extreme hit Northern California in late February 2019 that a news photographer spotted a man rowing through town in a garbage dumpster. This type of common winter storm is called an atmospheric river, a formidable band of moisture (someti... ...