Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate change

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily A new IMAS-led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets … Continue reading Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate change

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Stephen Hawking: Earth Could Turn Into Hothouse Planet Like Venus

Earth could turn into a hothouse planet like Venus, with boiling oceans and acid rain, if humans don’t prevent irreversible climate change, physicist Stephen Hawking claimed in a recent interview. … Continue reading Stephen Hawking: Earth Could Turn Into Hothouse Planet Like Venus

Trump’s Proposed Science Cuts Go Far Beyond Climate Programs

The Trump administration is proposing sweeping cuts to US science agencies in its $4.1 trillion budget for 2018, asking Congress to kill a variety of medical, energy, and basic research … Continue reading Trump’s Proposed Science Cuts Go Far Beyond Climate Programs

An Entire River in Canada Has Vanished in the Space of Just 4 Days

!!!!what… For the first time in modern history, scientists have observed an entire river disappear in the space of days. The phenomenon – called river piracy – is where one … Continue reading An Entire River in Canada Has Vanished in the Space of Just 4 Days

Antarctica just hit a record high temperature of 63.5°F 

Climate change is already ravaging the Antarctic Peninsula, which the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) described as one of the fastest warming regions on Earth. In a recent statement, the organization … Continue reading Antarctica just hit a record high temperature of 63.5°F 

Dramatic disintegration of Canada permafrost threatens huge carbon release 

Permafrost, or frozen soil, is rapidly collapsing across a 52,000 square mile area in northwest Canada – about the size of the entire state of Alabama. New research from the … Continue reading Dramatic disintegration of Canada permafrost threatens huge carbon release 

Siberia’s ‘doorway to the underworld’ is getting so big it’s uncovering ancient forests

It’s no secret that Siberia’s permafrost has been on thin ice lately. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing out of nowhere, and, in some places, tundra … Continue reading Siberia’s ‘doorway to the underworld’ is getting so big it’s uncovering ancient forests

Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic 

As governments make slow progress towards alleviating climate change and denial marks the Trump Administration’s approach to the global crisis, scientists have hatched a crazy $500 billion scheme to refreeze … Continue reading Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic 

Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March 

Apologies, normally we try to avoid politics but this is for the future of Science – ESIST.tech The 2014 People’s Climate March in New York Credit:  Anadolu Agency Getty Images Last … Continue reading Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March 

Climate Change Could Trigger Collapse of Major Ocean Current

  One future scenario: North Atlantic Ocean cooling following collapse of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Credit: Wei Liu et al. In the 2004 disaster film “The Day After Tomorrow,” global … Continue reading Climate Change Could Trigger Collapse of Major Ocean Current