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By reviewing the psychology behind climate change rejection, a researcher suggests four approaches that can sway climate deniers and help overcome obstacles to implementing...

Ice sheet melting: Estimates still uncertain

Estimates used by climate scientists to predict the rate at which the world's ice sheets will melt are still uncertain despite advancements in technology,...

Seasonal forecasts challenged by Pacific Ocean warming

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November 2019 was 2nd hottest on record for the planet

November 2019 was the second-hottest November for the planet in the 140-year global climate record, according to scientists at NOAA.

Warming climate will impact dead zones in Chesapeake Bay

In recent years, scientists have projected increasingly large summer dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay, areas where there is little or no oxygen for...

Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather

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Pollution from Athabasca oil sands affects weather processes

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Ocean studies look at microscopic diversity and activity across entire planet

Two new articles use samples and data collected during the Tara Oceans Expedition to analyze current ocean diversity across the planet, providing a baseline...

Combatting air pollution with nature

Air pollution is composed of particles and gases that can have negative impacts on both the environment and human health. Technologies to mitigate pollution...

Does climate change affect real estate prices? Only if you believe in it

A new study shows that at-risk homes sell for more in areas where people don't believe in climate change.

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