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The world’s largest ice shelf is melting faster than expected

The world’s largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average because of solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface, according to an international team of scientists data.

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Unknown threat of rapid permafrost thaw

According to a new report, led by University of Guelph scientist Merritt Turetsky, a “sleeping giant” hidden in permafrost soils in Canada and other northern regions worldwide undoubtedly will have important consequences for climate change.

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Climate change has already changed the water quality

This week three Carnegie ecologists published a study, where they outlined that changes in temperature and precipitation have already impacted the amount of nitrogen introduced into U.S. waterways.

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The Green New Deal – the last ecological chance for the USA

From the time Donald Trump became a president of the USA, he abolished all Obamas environmental projects and declared open support for fossil fuel economy. In two years the ecological situation has gone so devastating that it requires a resolute plan like a New Deal, presented and imposed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to combat the Great Depression. As a reflection, a Great New Deal brings strict solutions how to help the USA to tackle climate change.

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Renewable energy is not so green as it looks like

Scientists state on the fact that if we want to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees Celsius, we’ll need to rely on renewable energy, electric vehicles (EV) and battery storage. But creating that infrastructure will dramatically increase our need for metals like cobalt and lithium. A recent report, released this week by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney, cautions that a spike in demandĀ for those and other metals could drain the planet’s reserves and lead to dire social and environmental consequences.

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BBC has launched a climate change chat box

BBC News presented a chat bot helping people learn about global warming and climate change in weekly conversations on Facebook Messenger.

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Climate change activists glued themselves to London train on the 3d day of a protest

On the third day of the climate protest two activists two glued themselves to the roof of a train, others blocked major traffic routes and police confirmed they have made more than 300 arrests since Monday.

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EU and China are to tackle climate change together

At a summit in Brussels on Tuesday the EU and China declared to tackle climate change and promote clean green energy together.

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More than 100 protesters arrested in London after the climate strike

It’s said that police have arrested more than 100 people after climate change protesters blocked the center of London, bringing traffic to a standstill.

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23 countries allied in coalition to tackle climate change

On 13th of March finance ministers from 23 countries pledged to back climate action through their policy, tax and spending decisions in a coalition.

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