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California’s climate dystopia comes true

Earth system science assistant professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi speaks about the impacts of PG&E's power shutoff.

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Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit?

The expanding reach of youth activism is another reason to remain optimistic about climate change, says Rob Jackson.

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Vintage Radar Film Tracks What’s Beneath Antarctic Ice

Dustin Schroeder speaks about his research using historic radar film to understand glacier melt in Antarctica.

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San Francisco knows how to stop global warming — will it?

“The only downside to a pledge like this is if people misinterpret a pledge to mean action,” says Rob Jackson.

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Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier may be thinning faster than previously thought

“They didn’t know what the shape of the continent was, whether it had mountains — this wasn’t about glaciology or studying ice sheets. It was really fundamental Earth exploration,” says Dusty Schroeder.

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Long before dinosaurs, virtually all life on Earth was wiped off the face of the planet

Research by PhD student Malcolm Hodgskiss finds new evidence for a mass extinction event 2.05 billion years ago in barite samples from Hudson Bay, Canada .

 

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Democrats are divided on using nuclear energy to stop climate change

Although the safety of it is "actually quite good," Rob Jackson says, “nuclear energy is out of fashion.” 

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The hotter the planet grows, the less children are learning

“This is a well-researched and trustworthy [study] design for understanding the causal effects of changes in things like temperature on economic outcomes,” says Marshall Burke on a new study on the effects of temperature and learning.

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Decades-old film reveals Antarctica glacier is melting faster than scientists thought

"What this allows us to do is see this change in that ice shelf over, in this case, about 40 years," says Dustin Schroeder.

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Antarctica: Thwaites Glacier Ice Shelf has thinned by up to 23 percent since 1970s

"Thwaites is one of the fastest-changing, most-potentially unstable glaciers in Antarctica and, as such, understanding it is key for understanding the evolution and potential sea-level contribution of the whole ice sheet," Dustin Schroeder says.

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