Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Friday 13th of April 2018
"A catastrophic collapse of the Gulf Stream... would see western Europe suffer far more extreme winters, sea levels rise fast on the eastern seaboard of the US and would disrupt vital tropical rains... the current is now 15% weaker than around 400AD"
"New ice cores taken from the summit of Mt. Hunter... show summers there are least 1.2-2 degrees Celsius (2.2-3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than summers were during the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries"
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"Senior climatologist Blair Trewin said...
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"Raise a hand if you've heard of the Gothenburg Protocol. No? Well, you're in good company. This treaty... is a landmark international agreement, setting limits on how much black carbon and other pollutants countries can emit"
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"Glaciers can suppress volcanic eruptions by providing mountains with structural stability... “Volcanoes are a pressurised system and if you remove pressure by ice melting and landslide, you have a problem.”"
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"When booking flights online you may be offered the option to offset your share of carbon emissions for a few extra dollars. But where does the money go, what is it used for, and is it worth ticking that carbon offset box?"
Article #4 photo by: Kelly Barnes/AAP: https://www.theguardian.com/
Article #5 photo by: Schreinerkastler und cerus Baudevelopment GmbH: http://www.dw.com/
Article #6 photo by: By Ministry of Justice of New Zealand - justice.govt.nz, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66030685
Article #7 photo by: Sean Gallup/Getty: https://insideclimatenews.org/
Article #8 photo by: By Markus Rantala (Makele-90) - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5789771
Article #9 photo by: AFP: https://www.independent.co.uk/
Article #10 photo by: By Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Group of young people texting on mobile phones., CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32166808
Article #11 photo by: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images
Article #12 photo by: Freepik: brgfx
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