Global Warming

Two Meter Sea Level Rise Unstoppable-Experts

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By Gerard Wynn Gerard Wynn – Tue Sep 29, 3:14 pm ET OXFORD, England (Reuters) – A rise of at least two meters in the world's sea levels is now almost unstoppable, experts told a climate conference at Oxford University on Tuesday. "The crux of the sea level issue is that it starts very slowly but once it gets going it is practically unstoppable," said Stefan Rahmstorf, a scientist at Germany's Potsdam Institute and a widely recognized sea level expert. ... Read more about Two Meter Sea Level Rise Unstoppable-Experts

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New Analysis Brings Dire Forecast Of 6.3-Degree Temperature Increase

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Climate researchers now predict the planet will warm by 6.3 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century even if the world's leaders fulfill their most ambitious climate pledges, a much faster and broader scale of change than forecast just two years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the United Nations Environment Program. ... Read more about New Analysis Brings Dire Forecast Of 6.3-Degree Temperature Increase

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New NASA Research May Show "Runaway" Ice Melt Has Begun

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The most optimistic view about Greenland and Antarctica ice melt is now off the table, and the worst case scenario about accelerating, self-perpetuating ice melt is front and center in climate science, according to science experts, reacting to news about fresh NASA-funded research being published in Nature this week. What does this mean for renewable energy start-ups? Start more companies and faster, would be the logical implication for the sector. ... Read more about New NASA Research May Show "Runaway" Ice Melt Has Begun

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Failing to Curb Global Warming Could Cost the Nation Hundreds of Billions by the End of the Century, New Report Finds

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Unchecked climate change could saddle taxpayers, businesses, and state and local governments across the country with hundreds of billions of dollars in damages, according to a new report released today by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). ... Read more about Failing to Curb Global Warming Could Cost the Nation Hundreds of Billions by the End of the Century, New Report Finds

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