The News for Tuesday 17th of July 2018
"The regional jets that feed big airlines' couldn't operate with temperatures above 118 degrees. The extreme heat that has come with climate change is prompting airplane manufacturers to test their fleets for increasingly hotter temperatures."
Photo credit: Greg Bajor | Getty Images
"16,000 years ago... winds... strengthened as they contracted closer to Antarctica, leading to a domino effect that caused an outgassing of carbon dioxide... This... is very similar to what we are already seeing today..."
Photo credit: see #2 below
"Amphibians, with their permeable skin and inability to travel far, are considered to be among the most vulnerable to global warming. But new research published yesterday in Science Advances provides a bit of hope"
Photo credit: see #3 below
"The latest [large company] to pull out [of the American Legislative Exchange Council] is the nation’s biggest energy juggernaut, Exxon Mobil, which said it opted to discontinue its membership when it expired at the end of June."
Photo credit: Bloomberg / Bloomberg
Photo credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
2nd Picture: By New Zealand Defence Force from Wellington, New Zealand - HMNZS WELLINGTON encounters rough seas in Ross Sea, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18990152
3rd Picture: Photo by Brian Stansberry via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)