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The science and urgency of slowing global warming.

Here are additional resources concerning the ongoing scientific findings on the profound impacts of global warming in the present and long-term that increasingly justify urgently enacting policies that rapidly reduce emissions of warming gases produced as a result of human activity.


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Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces


Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

 Greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans over the past 45 years have increased the rate of temperature rise to 1.7 degrees celsius per century. Photograph: ISS/NASA


(from The Guardian, by Melissa Davey, February 12, 2017)


The Temperature Spiral Has an Update. It’s Not Pretty.

(from Climate Central, published May 31, 2016)


Ed Hawkins, University of Reading Climate Scientist, created this new way to look at global temperatures.

Ed Hawkins

An update to the famous temperature spiral using future climate projections
Credit: Jay Alder/USGS



Recent Research About the Devasting Impacts of Global Warming

Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise

‘Short-Lived’ Methane Could Raise Sea Levels for Another 800 Years (January 10, 2017)

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year (January 18, 2017)

Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate (November 24, 2016)

Global Warming Alters Arctic Food Chain, Scientists Say, With Unforeseeable Results (November 22, 2016)

375 top scientists warn of 'real, serious, immediate' climate threat (September 21, 2016)

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun (September 3, 2016)

Think It’s Hot Now? Just Wait (August 20, 2016)

We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII. (August 15, 2016)

Sea levels may surge twice as fast as originally thought thanks to Antarctica (March 31, 2016)

Why a half-degree temperature rise is a big deal (June 30, 2016)

‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator (June 29, 2016)

Shattered records show climate change is an emergency today, scientists warn (June 17, 2016)

February Breaks Global Temperatures by Shocking Amount (June 13, 2016)

World's carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return (May 11, 2016)

Lessons From Underwater Miami (March 30, 2016)

Climate Model Predicts West Antarctic Ice Sheet Could melt Rapidly (March 30, 2016)

Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries (March 22, 2016)

Greenland's ice melt accelerating as surface darkens, raising sea levels (March, 2016)

Oil and coal emissions have postponed the next ice age for at least 50,000 years  (Jan. 2016)

CO2 levels hit 30th consecutive annual rise  (Nov. 2015)

Earth has entered a new era of mass extinction   (June, 2015)

Scientists foresee largest ocean migration in three million years  (June, 2015)

Thawing Arctic soils contain 10 times more CO2  than atmosphere (April, 2015)

Warmth is causing ticks to wake earler, spread further  (May, 2015)

Oceans becoming acidified 10 times faster than 56 million years ago (June. 2014)

2 degrees C too hot by half:  scientists (Dec. 2013)