Science and Technology : New climate report warns of increasingly dire risks to U.S. and the Amazon Fires

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'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History
"This is unprecedented. I tease people that Anchorage is the coolest city in the country—and climatically that is true—but right now we are seeing record heat," said Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz

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"The Anchorage International Airport has just reached 89 degrees. The all-time record high temperature for Anchorage has officially been broken," the Anchorage National Weather Service announced in a tweet late Thursday (Photo: Shutterstock)
 

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Huge swathes of the Arctic on fire, ‘unprecedented’ satellite images show

Earth’s boreal forests now burning at rate unseen in ‘at least 10,000 years’, scientists warn




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If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report


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I really don't think we can stop it. We may can slow down the pace. But I think that the damage has been done. It would take a very radical change in the way we live to stop it. But greed and power will prevail.
 

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I really don't think we can stop it. We may can slow down the pace. But I think that the damage has been done. It would take a very radical change in the way we live to stop it. But greed and power will prevail.

Exactly Fireman, in fact, entropy (second law of thermodynamics) is central to the problem of climate change.

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Alaska's sea ice has completely melted away


In the continually warming Arctic, sea ice has completely melted around the Alaskan coast before, notably during 2017's melt season, but never this early. "It's cleared earlier than it has in any other year," said Thoman (Sea ice starts regrowing again in the fall, when temperatures drop.)

Arctic sea ice.

Arctic sea ice.
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Parts of South and Midwest grapple with dangerous heat wave

Some of the most oppressive conditions were in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma.
In Alabama, the temperature hit 100 degrees with a heat index of 106 degrees by mid-afternoon in Birmingham, the state's largest city.


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Climate change 'getting worse faster than we are mobilizing to solve it': Al Gore



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