Thursday, February 22, 2024

Global Warming

Glaciers in West Antarctica are moving from land into the ocean, contributing to rising global sea levels. 25-year record of satellite observations shows widespread increases in ice speed across the Getz sector.
Deforestation in the U.S. does not always cause planetary warming, instead, in some places, it actually cools the planet.

Climate Change May Have Driven the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Over the last century, climate change, global greenhouse gas emissions have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by driving the growth of forest habitats favored by bats.

COVID-19: Biggest Impact on CO2 Emissions

Biggest CO2 drop, more extensive than the decline during the financial crisis of 2008, oil crisis of 1979, or World War II, was observed during the pandemic.

Climate Crisis: Sea Level Rise at ‘Worst-case Scenario’ Rate

Scientists see rising sea level by 1.8cm due to ice sheet melting in Greenland and Antarctica as the worst case scenario forecasts for the future.

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