This week in climate news - 15 April 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Native Americans, Fossil Fuels and Climate Change

Indigenous people are rejecting oil, coal and gas extraction in favor of renewable energy to save their land, increase employment and fight global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
9 April 2018, 17:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Geoengineering risks losers as well as winners for climate and wildfire risks

Artificially altering the climate system to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could increase the risks of wildfires in some areas, new research suggests. »
9 April 2018, 17:20 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

'Avoid at all costs': Gulf stream’s record weakening prompts warnings

How close the world is to a catastrophic collapse of giant ocean currents is unknown, making halting global warming more critical than ever, scientists say. Serious disruption to the Gulf Stream ocean currents that are crucial in controlling global climate must be avoided “at all costs”, senior scientists have warned. »
13 April 2018, 15:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

U.N. shipping agency under pressure to tackle growing CO2 emissions

The United Nations' shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan to cut carbon emissions from the sector, following years of slow progress, but the strategy could fall well short of what is required to limit global warming. »
9 April 2018, 16:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Antarctica still losing ice despite big rise in snowfall

A 10 per cent rise in snowfall in Antarctica is adding more ice to the continent each year, but the ice sheets are still shrinking because it's being lost faster too. »
9 April 2018, 20:40 - newscientist - Search similar - Email

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