The making of Sweden’s climate law – and that photo

When Sweden’s deputy prime minister Isabella Lövin posted a photo of herself referring one of the world’s most ambitious climate laws to parliament, surrounded by...

Expect to see more emergencies like Oroville Dam in a hotter world

Posted on 20 February 2017 by dana1981 The evacuation of nearly 200,000 people near Oroville Dam is the kind of event that makes climate change personal. A...

Trump and science: Protesters gather in Boston to “stand up for science”

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2017 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #7

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 18 February 2017 by John Hartz Sun Feb 12, 2017 Canada’s Censored...

NASA: Snow science in support of our nation’s water supply

Credit: NASA. Researchers have completed the first flights of a NASA-led field campaign that is targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of...

Earth science on the space station continues to grow

Credit: NASA. The number of instruments on the International Space Station dedicated to observing Earth to increase our understanding of our home planet continues to...

On televisions, Venezuela, Singapore, Africa, multinationals, Republicans, Silicon Valley: Letters to the editor

TVs and the environmentYour story about energy-efficiency testing for televisions in America omitted the fact that the test procedure which the National Resources Defence...

Scientists study ocean absorption of human carbon pollution

Posted on 16 February 2017 by John Abraham As humans burn fossil fuels and release greenhouse gases, those gases enter the atmosphere where they cause...

NASA study identifies new pathway for Greenland meltwater to reach ocean

Credit: NASA. Cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet let one of its aquifers drain to the ocean, new NASA research finds. The aquifers, discovered only...

January 2017 was third-warmest January on record

A map of the January 2017 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly shows that most of North America and Siberia were much warmer than the...

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