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US having its second-hottest year to date and 10th warmest July on record: NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says the United States is facing its second-hottest year so far in 123 years of record keeping and tenth-warmest July on record. NOAA says the past months of this year saw above-average temperatures in almost every region. “Much-above-average temperatures were observed across the West and parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast”, NOAA reports. ...

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Drastic rise in temperatures, Americans are feeling the impacts of climate change: reports

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The United States of America, the second biggest green house gas producer in the world, now feels the heat of climate change as the states’ average temperatures have risen drastically and quick over recent decades. The draft report carried out by the central government which is obtained and published on Tuesday by The New York Times says the recent decades ...

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Vital Evidence of Changing Climate: Global Temperature Rise

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One of the worst and most vivid signs of climate change is global temperature rise. Over the past couple of decades, the earth has warmed drastically and at an alarming rate. Its average surface temperature has increased 2.0 degrees Fahrenheit (1.1 degrees Celsius) since the late 19th century, and it is almost solely caused by emissions of carbon dioxide and ...

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Sea Level Rise: The Most evident Sign Of Climate Change

Clearly, sea level rise is one of the most alarming signs of climate change. Due to various factors, earth’s oceans have expanded to such an extent that they have started disrupting lives on land. Here are some anecdotes on sea level rise. Why they’re expanding: Increased ocean temperatures is one of the key factors behind the seawater rising. The  increased ...

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South Asia could be too hot for human survival by 2100

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Much of South Asia with more than 1.5 billion population including Bangladesh, northern India and southern Pakistan would be so hot for human survival by 2100 due to climate change. Based on a computer simulation study by MIT scientists, it has learned that if the current state of climate change keeps its pace, people of these projected areas would face ...

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Earth to be warmer more than 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century: studies

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The global temperature is likely to rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit before the end of this century. Two different major studies published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday have shown the evidence. Analyzing past emissions of greenhouse gases and burning fossil fuels, one study demonstrates that regardless of the possibility that people all ...

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New Study finds how wildfires create their own weather

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Wildfires can make their own particular weather, the latest study has been providing evidence on what really happens. These deeper insights will enable firefighters and communities to understand the risk of wildfires better. The latest report published by Neil Lareau and Craig Clements from San Jose State University clarifies how they could assemble information from inside wildfire plumes, and it ...

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World has three years to avert dangerous climate catastrophe, experts warn

In a commentary published in the Science Journal Nature on Wednesday, experts pressed that carbon dioxide emissions must be reduced significantly, so that global temperature can be kept well under 2 degrees Celsius, which is the main goal of the Paris Climate Accord, by 2020. Otherwise we’d have to face the devastating impacts of global warming, such as deadly heatwaves and ...

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Carbon Dioxide Hit The Highest Level in History In May

As dramatic as it may seem, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit the highest in the history of a million years just one day after President Trump decided to step back from the Paris Climate Accord. It has peaked peaked at 409.65 parts per million for the year, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Although ...

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