Jet Stream ‘Traffic Jams’ Drive Extreme Weather: Study – Newsweek – Newsweek

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May 252018
 

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Jet Stream 'Traffic Jams' Drive Extreme Weather: Study – Newsweek
Newsweek
Meandering jet streams hit bottlenecks, just like vehicles on a busy road.
Jet streams experience traffic jams, too, driving extreme weather eventsEurekAlert (press release)
Jet stream 'traffic jams' are responsible for mysterious and deadly …The Independent
Traffic jams provide an unexpected clue in understanding 'blocking …Daily Mail

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Humpback whales near Antarctica making a comeback, study finds – Mongabay.com

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May 092018
 

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Humpback whales near Antarctica making a comeback, study finds
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Populations of humpback whales living in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica could be rebounding, new research suggests. During the late 19th and early 20th century, commercial whalers hunted humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) to near extinction

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Why The US And Britain Are Teaming Up To Study A Massive Glacier In Antarctica – NPR

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May 012018
 

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Why The US And Britain Are Teaming Up To Study A Massive Glacier In Antarctica
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Scientists today announced a major new research collaboration in Antarctica. For the next five years, researchers from the U.S. and Britain will study a massive glacier in the western part of the continent. As NPR's Laurel Wamsley reports, the fate of
Boaty McBoatface and the £20 million mission to save AntarcticaMirror.co.uk
Boaty McBoatface is headed to Antarctica to study the “doomsday glacier”VICE News
Boaty McBoatface is heading to Antarctica to help scientists answer urgent questionsMashable
The Weather Channel –Discover Magazine (blog) –UCI News –National Science Foundation
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Study links fracking chemicals to immune imbalance

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May 012018
 

About 200 chemicals have been measured in waste water and surface or ground water in fracking-dense regions and several studies have reported higher rates of diseases, like acute lymphocytic leukemia and asthma attacks, among residents in these areas.

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Study finds water near fracked gas field disrupts hormones

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May 012018
 

“Fracking — the process — adds an additional source of endocrine disrupting … “Virtually all conventional wells have fracking and acidizing. Fracking has been going on since the 1970s.” The two areas compared have different geological …

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Study: Extreme weather swings increasingly likely for California – Chico Enterprise-Record

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Apr 242018
 

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Study: Extreme weather swings increasingly likely for California
Chico Enterprise-Record
The extreme weather swings that Californians have experienced over the past six years — a historic drought followed by drenching winter storms that wrecked the spillway at Oroville Dam — will become the norm over the coming generations, a new study
California can expect more and more extreme weather events, due to global warmingZME Science
Climate change could leave Californians with 'weather whiplash'CNN
California's future: More big droughts and floods, study findsThe Mercury News
TheReporter.Com –USA TODAY –San Francisco Chronicle –Nature
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New study in oxygen-deprived black sea provides insights on future carbon budget

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Apr 082018
 

Credit: Norman Kuring, NASA’s Ocean Biology Processing Group. Scientists are studying the oxygen-deprived waters of the Black Sea to help answer questions about the deepest parts of the ocean and Earth’s climate. A new study led by researchers at the …

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Depressing New Study Finds the Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone Isn’t Going Anywhere

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Apr 032018
 

Caused mainly by the vast amounts of agricultural runoff from the industries that serve our lust for more of everything, the dead zone is a 9,000 square mile area of ocean that is so starved of oxygen there’s almost nothing living there. “It’s long …

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Temperature Rise Over 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) Possible In 13 Global Cities In 2020s, Study Finds

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Mar 072018
 

Over just the next decade or so, 13 large global cities are facing temperature rises that could exceed 2° degrees Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit), according to a new report from the Urban Climate Change Research Network at Columbia University.

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Antarctica’s King Penguins Must Move or Risk Death Because of Climate Change, Study Says – The Weather Channel

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Feb 282018
 

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Antarctica's King Penguins Must Move or Risk Death Because of Climate Change, Study Says
The Weather Channel
Antarctica's king penguins are facing many perils by the turn of the century as a result of climate change and must either move or risk death, a new study says. The study published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change found that 70 percent of
Move or die: Global warming threatens Antarctica's King penguinsUSA TODAY
Antarctica's king penguins 'could disappear' by the end of the …The Guardian
Antarctica's King Penguins Could Vanish by 2100 if They Don't RelocateNewsweek
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