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great barrier reef bleaching
I’ve previously written about the 2016 bleaching event at the great barrier reef back in 2016. The update is that a new paper has just been published in Nature that contains a scientific analysis of what happened. Entitled “Global warming transforms coral reef assemblages“, it explains … Our study bridges […]

Study: #GreatBarrierReef at ‘unprecedented’ risk of collapse after major bleaching event


Mississippi
In addition to the news about the slowing down of the Ocean Circulation system we also have news that rising seas are causing problems in the Mississippi River Delta. There is a new study that reveals the scope of the problem. Entitled “Anatomy of Mississippi Delta growth and its implications for […]

Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta



ocean circulation
Two new and quite independent studies have been published in Nature with some rather dire news concerning a slowdown of ocean circulation due to climate change. Both concern the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) that is perhaps better known as a Gulf Stream. The first provides direct evidence that it […]

Dire News: Climate Change causing Ocean Circulation to slow down


political censorship
Reveal, a nonprofit investigative journalism organisation founded in 1977, has an article by Elizabeth Shogren on the emerging anti-science policy within the US Dept of Interior. The US department of the Interior is currently run by Ryan Zinke, a Trump appointed climate denier. His record is one in which he has opposed objections […]

Human Role in Climate Change censored from science report