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Dr. Roger Cooke explains that, according to a new study, sea levels could rise by over 2 meters by the end of the century The post Rising Seas Could Generate 187 Million Climate Refugees by 2100 appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Citizens challenging the towering threat of climate crisis should never underestimate the consequences of our dependence on fossil fuel corporations. Real engagement with the worsening climate disruption means spending more of our leisure hours on civic action. The fate of future generations and our planet depends on the intensity of these actions. This was my […]

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An Admiral Told a Senator Most Navy Reforms Were “Complete.” Navy’s No. 2 Says Otherwise.

February 28, 2019           |                                       

Sen. Angus King wanted some straight answers. At a Feb. 12 hearing of a panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee, he expressed alarm over recent revelations concerning two deadly collisions of Navy ships in the Pacific in 2017. King, a Maine independent, declared the accidents avoidable and questioned the Navy’s commitment to fixing the […]

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Courtesy of the author. Public domain. “We worship perfection because we cannot have it; if we did, we would reject it. Perfection is non-human because humanity is imperfect.” ― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet Sophia de Mello Breyner was a firm believer that poetry is a struggle against darkness. Her vast literary work, from […]

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Serbian Water Polo Players Attacked In Croatia

February 9, 2019           |                                       

Serbian water polo players were attacked by a group of nationalists ahead of a match in Croatia. The incident on February 9 occurred at a beachfront cafe in the Croatian city of Split before a regional league match between Mornar Split and Red Star Belgrade. One Red Star player even jumped in the sea at […]

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Thwaites Glacier Startles Scientists

February 4, 2019           |                                       

“It’s a disturbing discovery,” according to Pietro Milillo, a radar scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, who co-authored a recently published study: “Heterogeneous Retreat and Ice Melt of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica”, Science Advances, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 30, 2019. It’s only within the past 10 years that NASA’s IceBridge Mission has served as […]

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Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released their Arctic Report Card this week, with the equivalent of failing grades for a critical marker of environmental health. The oldest and thickest ice in the region has declined by 95 percent, meaning, as The Washington Post reported Monday, that “the sea at the top of […]

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Response to Termination of Operations of Aquarius Rescue Ship From Kumi Naidoo

December 7, 2018           |                                       

WASHINGTON – Responding to news from MSF and SOS Mediterranée that the Aquarius search and rescue vessel has been forced to end operations, Amnesty International’s Secretary General said: “Today, we received some very sad news. Médecins Sans Frontières and its partner SOS Méditerranée have been forced to terminate operations by the search and rescue ship, […]

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Two climate scientists believe they have a long-term solution to dangerous sea level rise by targeting the most vulnerable glaciers, especially those that could trigger a massive collapse of the ice sheets behind them. A submarine wall big enough and wide enough could halt the flow of increasingly warm ocean water below the front of […]

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