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Robot Sub Finds Surprisingly Thick Antarctic Sea Ice
Bellingshausen Sea
November 24th, 2014
Antarctica's ice paradox has yet another puzzling layer. Not only is the amount of sea ice increasing each year, but an underwater robot now shows the ice is also much thicker than previously thought, a new study reports.
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2014 Set for Record Hot; Record Cold Thing of the Past
Land/ocean temperature percentiles partial 2014
November 21st, 2014
2014 is even more likely to become the warmest year on record, with record cold years a thing of the past.
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Watch Carbon Pollution Spread Across the Planet
NASA model
November 18th, 2014
A striking new video from NASA reveals how the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide spreads across Earth in a single year.
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Expect More Giant Snowstorms as Climate Warms (Op-Ed)
Glacier National Park
November 22nd, 2014
As the climate warms, snowstorms are growing more severe.
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Researchers Crack Sea Ice to Expose Arctic Food Web (VIDEO)
under the sea ice, algae
November 20th, 2014
A warming planet is impacting sea-ice algae, triggering a food-chain domino effect that leads to whales and polar bears.
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Earth Had Warmest October on Record
Global temperature anomalies graph
November 14th, 2014
For the third month in a row, global temperatures were in record high territory according to NASA.
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Armed with Phones, Amateurs Can Beat Pollution-Tracking Satellites
iSPEX
November 13th, 2014
Citizen scientists already use their phones to report roadkill, light pollution and invasive plants, using free apps. In 2013, Dutch researchers went a step further, transforming smartphones into scientific instruments.
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Electric Vehicle Fleet Gives California Green Energy Boost
The new Air Force electric car fleet.
November 21st, 2014
The crowded highways of Los Angeles just got a little greener, thanks to a new electric-vehicle program sponsored by the U.S. Air Force.
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2014 Will Be Earth's Hottest Year on Record, Despite US Cold
October global temperatures.
November 20th, 2014
Arctic storms could bury Buffalo under heaps of snow until Christmas and 2014 will still be the hottest year on Earth since 1880, climate scientists said today.
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Global Warming Will Bring More US Lightning Strikes
lightning
November 13th, 2014
Expect a 50 percent increase in lightning strikes within the United States by 2100 if temperatures continue to rise due to greenhouse gas emissions.
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