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Scientists warn increasingly rapid melting could trigger polar ‘tipping points’ with catastrophic consequences felt as far away as the Indian Ocean Photo: Temperatures in the Arctic are currently ‘off the charts’ at about 20C above expected. Arctic scientists have warned that the increasingly rapid melting of the ice cap risks triggering 19 “tipping points” in the region that could have catastrophic consequences around the globe. The Arctic Resilience Report found that the effects of Arctic warming could be felt as far away as the Indian Ocean, in a stark warning that changes in the region could cause uncontrollable climate change...

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Analysis of 266 insects, amphibians, birds, mammals, and reptiles, suggests many face extinction Most plants and animals cannot adapt at the rate the climate is changing, scientists have said. A study of more than 250 species found their ability to change their "climactic niche", the conditions under which they can survive, will be vastly outpaced by future changes in rainfall and temperature. Although some animals might be able to move to cope with rising temperatures, others live in isolated areas which they cannot leave. Amphibians, reptiles and plants are particularly vulnerable, according to US researchers and tropical species are at...

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On Black Friday, Patagonia is donating 100% of sales to grassroots organizations working to create positive change for the planet in their own backyards. They're determined to use every means at their disposal to defend our world's climate, air, water and soil. In these divisive times, protecting what we all hold in common is now more important than ever before. Read a letter from Patagonia CEO and President, Rose Marcario, below: 100 Percent Today, 1 Percent Every Day We’re just days from Black Friday, one of the biggest consumer shopping days of the year. And as people think generously about family...

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Political people in the United States are watching the chaos in Washington in the moment. But some people in the science community are watching the chaos somewhere else — the Arctic. It’s polar night there now — the sun isn’t rising in much of the Arctic. That’s when the Arctic is supposed to get super-cold, when the sea ice that covers the vast Arctic Ocean is supposed to grow and thicken. But in fall of 2016 — which has been a zany year for the region, with multiple records set for low levels of monthly sea ice — something is...

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Wed 16th Nov: “Donald Trump must not make any 'irrevocable choices' over climate change, warns John Kerry” 'No one has the right to make decisions that affect billions of people based solely on ideology or without proper input,' says the US Secretary of State. John Kerry has warned President-elect Donald Trump not to make any “irrevocable choices” before he has the chance to see for himself the devastating impact of man-made climate change. The US Secretary of State’s arrival here at the UN climate summit in Marrakech brought with it a clear sense of urgency - as if it was...

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