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Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders – Futurism


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Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders
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Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Every year, the report surveys a pool of 1000 experts and decision makers about
Human Existence Threatened More by Extreme Weather, Not Weapons of Mass Destruction, Global Experts WarnNewsweek
Extreme weather the biggest global threat facing humanity, says new reportThe Independent
World entering 'critical period of intensified risks' in 2018, WEF saysCNBC
Reinsurance News –Digital Journal –Bloomberg –World Economic Forum
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World’s biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign – The Guardian


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World's biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign
The Guardian
Julian Gutt from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, which put forward the original proposal, said it would be an important moment in the fight to create a sustainable global ocean system. “This will

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East Antarctica’s biggest glacier lost ice because of warm water and … – The Verge


The Verge

East Antarctica's biggest glacier lost ice because of warm water and …
The Verge
Totten Glacier is 'sort of the canary in the coal mine'
Wind Is Driving Rapid Melting in Antarctica's Biggest Glacier | WIREDWIRED
Antarctica's Winds Increasing Risk of Sea Level Rise from Massive Totten GlacierInsideClimate News
Wind may be driving the melting of East Antarctica's largest glacierScience News
Inverse –Phys.Org –HuffPost UK –Science Advances
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The Biggest Global Tax Break Ever Bubbles Up From Texas Oil Industry

Christi Craddick, the Texas Railroad Commissioner, praised the Texas fracking industry in her address at the annual … A month after the Texas Gulf Coast was devastated by the unprecedented wind and rains of Hurricane Harvey, the cleanup and rebuilding …
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Magellan gasoline leak is biggest known spill of Harvey aftermath

“The specific case of the tank release is under investigation at this time,” he added. Indeed, flooding from Harvey triggered numerous other leaks from oil and petroleum products storage tanks, including collapsed storage tank roofs from the volume of the …
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Don’t look now, but the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is the biggest yet.

Excess fertilizer from farms runs down streams and rivers into the Gulf, prompting algae bloom outbreaks that … Pruitt was overstepping when he tried to delay Obama-era rules on fracking. The new ruling affirms a previous court decision from July.
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One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica – Washington Post


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One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
Washington Post
This story has been updated. Scientists announced Wednesday that a much anticipated break at the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has occurred, unleashing a massive iceberg that is more than 2,200 square miles in area and weighs a trillion tons. In
Giant iceberg breaks off AntarcticaReuters
An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken off AntarcticaThe Verge
A 1 trillion-ton iceberg has broken off Antarctica, and scientists say it's one of the largest ever recordedMarkets Insider
Aljazeera.com –Seattle Times –Irish Times –The Cryosphere
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US Solar Has Biggest Year Ever, Nearly Doubling Previous Record — #1 Source Of New US Electricity Capacity

The US solar market installed nearly 15 GW of new solar capacity in 2016, breaking its own record by nearly doubling the previous year’s capacity installations, and setting the market up for what analysts expect could be a tripling over the next five years.

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Watch the ever-growing rift in Antarctica’s fourth biggest ice shelf – Grist


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Watch the ever-growing rift in Antarctica's fourth biggest ice shelf
Grist
It's summer in Antarctica, which has scientists scurrying around the seventh continent carrying out various research experiments. That includes monitoring the massive crack that has spread across the Larsen C ice shelf, located on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf: The latest climate change wake-up callMinneapolis Star Tribune
Antarctica Is Undergoing An Extraordinary MeltHuffington Post
Startling aerial video reveals gaping crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice ShelfMashable
Scientific American –MercoPress –CleanTechnica
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Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica – Washington Post


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Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica
Washington Post
Scientists at institutions in the United States and Australia on Friday published a set of unprecedented ocean observations near the largest glacier of the largest ice sheet in the world: Totten glacier, East Antarctica. And the result was a troubling
East Antarctica is Melting From Above and BelowClimate Central
This Melting Glacier in Antarctica Could Raise Sea Levels By 11 FeetMotherboard
Antarctic research into warm water causing rapid glacial ice meltABC Online
World News Day –The Australian –Deccan Chronicle
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