Scientists analyzing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaskan outpost of Barrow have linked 7C rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice, reports Climate News Network. This has major implications for wildlife, indigenous cultures, and the planet’s ecosystem.
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Climate Warming Catastrophe, Mass Extinctions Underway
Dahr Jamail’s essay illustrates how scientists are starting to acknowledge that the startling environmental changes happening worldwide, including massive ice melts, extreme weather such as super typhoons, wildfire, heat waves, and droughts, as well as the growing acidification of ocean waters, could result in massive species extinctions, including us.
Climate Disruption: Arctic Death Spiral Underway
Marine Ecosystems Facing Unprecedented Human Damage
The health of the world’s oceans is deteriorating even faster than had previously been thought, a report warns. “We are entering an unknown territory of marine ecosystem change. The next mass extinction may have already begun.”
Chasing Ice: The New “Inconvenient Truth” – Arctic Melting Before Our Eyes
Robert Haw: Taking Steps Against Climate Change
It’s like a Gary Larson cartoon. Fires, floods, and droughts keep coming and we laugh them off, though the joke might be on us. We must all make positive personal and political contributions to solving the climate crisis before it’s too late.