Not The Weather Report
"Global warming is on track to cause a major wipeout of insects, compounding already severe losses, according to a new analysis. Insects are vital to most ecosystems and a widespread collapse would cause extremely far-reaching disruption to life on Earth..."
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Climate change news for Saturday 19th of May 2018
"April marked the 400th consecutive month with global temperatures exceeding the 20th century average, more evidence the earth is warming, according to the U.S. National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, North Carolina"
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Source: Rodell et al. (2018)
"Just as rising seas pose serious threats to coastal residents and human-built systems and structures, and cause human climate refugees to flee low-lying atolls, these seas are also threatening many diverse species of wildlife"
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"Warming seas will force many of North America’s most valuable fish and shellfish stocks north in coming decades, a major new... study finds... Some species could see their ranges shrink by half... others are poised to expand into vast new territories"
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"Climate change is a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia, a Senate inquiry has told parliament, one that could inflame regional conflicts over food, water and land, and even imperil life on Earth"
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