The News for Wednesday 27th of June 2018
"Rising temperatures and declining sea ice are driving a “rapid climate shift” in the Arctic’s Barents Sea... warming conditions and decreasing sea ice volume “may soon” see the Barents Sea complete a transition from cold, fresh Arctic waters to a warm, salty Atlantic regime."
Photo credit: Alamy Stock Photo.
Photo credit: see #3 below
"Comparison of palaeo observations with climate model results suggests that, due to the lack of certain feedback processes, model-based climate projections may underestimate long-term warming... by as much as a factor of two"
Photo credit: see #4 below
"A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change... ruled Monday that Congress and the president were best suited to address the contribution of fossil fuels to global warming, throwing out lawsuits that sought to hold big oil companies liable..."
Photo credit: Associated Press
"We estimate that methods of combining saline water electrolysis with mineral weathering powered by any source of non-fossil fuel-derived electricity could, on average, increase energy generation and CO2 removal by >50 times relative to BECCS..."
Photo credit: Naim Jennings / Flickr
Headline #3 photo: By Presidencia de la República Mexicana - https://www.flickr.com/photos/presidenciamx/23430273715/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45354530
Headline #4 photo: Recreation of a scene in late Pleistocene northern Spain, by Mauricio Antón