Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMAntarctic sea ice set an all-time record low on Monday in a dramatic reversal from the record highs of recent years. [News Source]
Sea ice hits record lows at both poles.
Advice for Trump from N.J.’s former EPA chief: Phone a scientist.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMThe leadership, including the president himself, should randomly call up any credible scientist and have a conversation about climate change. [News Source]
The unequal impacts of extreme weather.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMAfter a catastrophic flood, poor residents in Travis, Texas had few resources for recovery. [News Source]
Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis.’
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMThe Scottish salmon farming industry is facing major problems from sea lice, which have led to a cut in output, fast rising costs and a big rise in prices. [News Source]
To save the planet, give cows better pasture.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMThe more slowly cattle grow, or the less milk they give, the greater their greenhouse gas emissions per pound of beef or milk. And in many parts of the world, cattle grow very slowly, because they're grazing on sparse and poorly maintained pastures. [News Source]
Through activism, snowboarders send message to Trump about climate change.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMWith Donald J. Trump not yet in office in early January, the advocacy group Protect Our Winters sought a way to reach out to the then-president-elect. So it tried to engage Trump on his turf – Twitter. [News Source]
When Canadian scientists were muzzled by their government.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMTo fight the snuffing of the light of scientific inquiry, learn from your neighbors to the north. [News Source]
The break in the Larsen ice shelf is bad for the planet, but huge for science.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMScientists are keeping a close eye on the rift, because the iceberg might finally reveal if their internal modeling is accurate—and how much sea level rise the world could contend with as a result. [News Source]
Coastal Everglades, deprived of fresh water, near unhealthy ‘tipping point.’
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMScientists fear change is happening faster than scientists expected and spinning into a self-perpetuating cycle of decline. [News Source]
Climate Diaries: Scientists on the front lines in Antarctica.
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMIce tells the story of a changing world, and it is not in denial about climate change. [News Source]
Is the ‘Anthropocene’ era a condemnation of human interference — or a call for more?
Tuesday February 14th 2017, 9:00 AMWhen some climate scientists began saying we’d entered a new epoch, they meant to draw attention to human effects on climate. Now, to their dismay, it’s become a tech call to arms for more disruption. [News Source]