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"Despite Official Vote, the Evidence of the Anthropocene Is Clear"

"When a governing body of the International Union of Geological Sciences voted down a proposal to name a new epoch in Earth’s history, it ignored conclusive evidence that for the first time, a single species — humans — has fundamentally altered the planet."

Source: YaleE360, 04/04/2024

"New Count Of Gray Whales Along West Coast Suggests Rebound"

"A new count of the gray whale population along the West Coast shows “signs of recovery” five years after hundreds of them washed ashore and the population began declining, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric [Administration]."

Source: Seattle Times, 04/02/2024

"Nations Are Undercounting Emissions, Putting UN Goals at Risk"

"Because of lax rules, national inventories reported to the United Nations grossly underestimate many countries’ greenhouse gas emissions. The result, analysts say, is that the world can not verify compliance with agreed emissions targets, jeopardizing global climate agreements."

Source: YaleE360, 03/25/2024

Climate-Science Deniers Are Plotting Against the Clean Energy Transition

"Last July, a small group of rabble-rousers boarded a trio of powerboats, banners and bullhorns in hand. They were headed for the massive floating construction site of an offshore wind farm 35 miles from the eastern tip of Long Island, New York."

Source: Sierra, 03/13/2024

Study Says 2023’s Crazy Atlantic Ocean Heat Foretells Much Hotter World

"Off the charts “crazy” heat in the North Atlantic ocean and record-smashing Antarctic sea ice lows last year are far more severe than what Earth’s supposed to get with current warming levels. They are more like what happens at twice this amount of warming, a new study said."

Source: AP, 03/01/2024

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