Category: Global Warming

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Good News: Pikas Now Predicted to Persist

By Bambam
A relative of rabbits, tiny, cute and charismatic American pikas typically live in cool, mountain environments and find refuge from the hot sun under boulders and rocks. Because the animals are sensitive to high temperatures, some researchers in the recent past have predicted that as the climate warms, pikas will have to move to ever-higher [&hellip

Tropical Storm Mindy Loses Strength

By Bambam
The remnants of the tropical storm brought heavy rain to the Florida Panhandle, southern Georgia and coastal South Carolina, less than a day after it formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Global Warming

By Bambam
Dwindled Giant South America’s once- mighty Paraná River is now at its lowest level since 1941, causing thousands of acres of wetlands to dry up as well as threatening public water supplies and the livelihoods of fishermen and farmers. Experts say they don’t know if this is part of a natural cycle or climate change. …

Global Warming

By Bambam
Polluters Are Trying to Ensure They’re Never Held Responsible for Climate Change Last week, Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc from Louisiana to New York — but that wasn’t the only part of the country or world experiencing extreme weather events. The day before Ida raged through New Orleans, fire tornadoes blazed in California, a state currently …

Wildlife

By Bambam
Animals are ‘shape-shifting’ as a response to climate change New review of existing research done by the authors of Trends in Ecology & Evolution, show some animals are adapting to climate change by changing their body size. Research done on more than 30 animals show that average body size is decreasing while appendages and limbs, …

What is Apple Thinking?

By Bambam
The company’s recent concessions over its App Store could be part of a deliberate strategy to protect more important revenue streams.

Global Warming

By Bambam
Disasters Soar Natural disasters such as deadly heat waves and floods are now occurring five times more often than they did 40 years ago, which the U.N. weather agency says is directly linked to human-driven global heating. The World Meteorological Organization’s new “Atlas” reviews the human tragedies and economic losses from weather extremes and water, …