Oceanic climate

UN Climate Change Report Affirms the Value of American Climate Science and the Need to Double the Focus

This week, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first of four reports – “Climate Change 2021 – The Basis of Physical Science“– which constitute its sixth evaluation report. Unsurprisingly, the results affirm the surprisingly serious nature of the climate crisis and confirm the “unequivocal” role …

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Northern California wildfires visible from space

Satellite imagery has shown the extent of the wildfires raging in California, with the images revealing how the fires can be seen from space. Recordings shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite West. “As wildfires continue to consume parts of the western …

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Why sharks are important to ocean ecosystems: an expert explains – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Editor, Educational Content Shark attacks on humans are rare, according to a shark expert. Overfishing is causing many shark populations to decline and some to …

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NASA satellite photos show severity of California drought

As the West sinks deeper into drought, climate and water experts are increasingly alarmed by California’s severely withered reservoirs. On Monday, Lake Shasta – the state’s largest reservoir – contained just 1.57 million acre-feet of water, according to the US Bureau of Reclamation, or about 35% of its capacity. A …

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