Antarctica’s warming shock

Western Antarctica is heating up faster than almost any other region on earth, increasing the risk that a huge ice sheet there could collapse and cause a drastic rise in sea levels. That’s the alarming conclusion of climate researchers who used data from a remote weather station combined with other temperature readings on the continent to show that West Antarctica […]

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Earth’s magnetic shield getting weaker

Earth’s magnetic field is weakening, and could all but disappear within the next 500 years—exposing our planet to intense solar radiation that would scour its surface of life, Reuters.com reports. Researchers say I the geological record indicates that Earth’s * magnetic field tends to switch polarity f every 250,000 years—and that it’s about 550,000 years overdue for a swap, which […]

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EARTHS CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS REACH HISTORIC HIGH

EARTHS CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS REACH HISTORIC HIGH

Climatologists found that the carbon dioxide levels have risen so high that they could have catastrophic consequences to our life on the planet earth.  Prior to the 18th century the levels were averaging about 280 ppm (parts per million).  The Industrial Revolution began burning fossil fuels which sent more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.  They are predicting that our carbon […]

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