Monthly Archives July 2011

Arctic scientist who exposed climate threat to polar bear is suspended

by Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent guardian.co.uk It was seen as one of the most distressing effects of climate change ever recorded: polar bears dying of exhaustion after being stranded between melting patches of Arctic sea ice. But now the government scientist who first warned of the threat to polar bears in a warming Arctic […]

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University of Arizona alarming Sea Level Rise study

From the University of Arizona and thanks to Rolph Payet: A 1-meter increase in sea level doesn’t sound like much. But the 3.3-foot rise would be enough to flood 90 percent of New Orleans, 33 percent of Virginia Beach, Va., and 18 percent of Miami, according to scientists. With the release of a University of […]

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