Study reveals massive ice loss from Earth’s glaciers in recent decades

A new study has revealed that Earth’s glaciers have lost a staggering amount of ice over the last two decades, and the rate of loss is accelerating. The global effort used satellite data to track the deteriorating condition of some 220,000 glaciers, wh… Continue reading Study reveals massive ice loss from Earth’s glaciers in recent decades

Blocking Out The Sun: Viable Climate Countermeasure Or Absolute Madness?

If there’s one thing humans hate, it’s exercising willpower. Whether its abstaining from unhealthy foods, going to bed early, or using less energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we’re famously …read more Continue reading Blocking Out The Sun: Viable Climate Countermeasure Or Absolute Madness?

Design Solutions For The Heat Crisis In Cities Around The World

It was 1999 when Smash Mouth dropped the smash hit All Star, stating “The ice we skate is getting pretty thin, the water’s getting warm so you might as well …read more Continue reading Design Solutions For The Heat Crisis In Cities Around The World

Sea Level: How Do We Measure Global Ocean Levels and Do Rising Oceans Change that Benchmark?

Every summer you go down the shore, but lately you’ve begun to notice that the beach seems narrower each time you visit. Is that the sea level rising, or is the sand just being swept away? Speaking of sea levels, …read more

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What Uses More Power Than Argentina But Doesn’t Dance The Tango?

There’s been a constant over the last few weeks’ news, thanks to Elon Musk we’re in another Bitcoin hype cycle. The cryptocurrency soared after the billionaire endorsed it, at one point coming close to $60k, before falling back to its …read more

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Elon Musk throws $100 million at carbon removal in biggest XPrize yet

A new XPrize competition has been announced that takes aim at the problem of carbon pollution, with hopes of unearthing new technologies that can remove it from the atmosphere and ocean. The prize money is being put up by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk… Continue reading Elon Musk throws $100 million at carbon removal in biggest XPrize yet

CRISPR helps identify gene that regulates coral’s heat stress response

The world’s corals face a fight for survival as our oceans continue to warm, and scientists are pulling out all stops in an attempt to give them a fighting chance. An international team of researchers has made a discovery that could prove useful to the… Continue reading CRISPR helps identify gene that regulates coral’s heat stress response

Scientists link increasing storms to mystery skin disease in dolphins

In 2005, scientists began to notice a peculiar skin condition in coastal dolphin populations, one that was soon found to cover as much as 70 percent of their bodies and could prove fatal. A new study has found the increasing frequency and severity of s… Continue reading Scientists link increasing storms to mystery skin disease in dolphins

Ice sheet coverage at one pole found to influence coverage at the other

They might be tens of thousands of kilometers apart, but ice coverage at the North and South Poles may be more closely related than once thought. Scientists have tapped into geological records to model historical ice sheet changes at either end of the … Continue reading Ice sheet coverage at one pole found to influence coverage at the other

NASA and ESA launch new satellite to monitor next decade of rising seas

With the world continuing to warm and sea levels continuing to rise, NASA and ESA are eyeing the next decade of climate change and its consequences, launching a new satellite to observe the ocean from orbit. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite wa… Continue reading NASA and ESA launch new satellite to monitor next decade of rising seas