This week in climate news - 15 July 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Geological records reveal sea-level rise threatens UK salt marshes, study says

Sea-level rise will endanger valuable salt marshes across the United Kingdom by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, according to an international study. Moreover, salt marshes in southern and eastern England face a high risk of loss by 2040, according to the study. »
13 July 2018, 00:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Scientists capture breaking of glacier in Greenland

A team of scientists has captured on video a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, an event that points to one of the forces behind global sea-level rise. »
9 July 2018, 22:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

What natural greenhouse gases from wetlands and permafrosts mean for Paris Agreement goals

Global fossil fuel emissions would have to be reduced by as much as 20 percent more than previous estimates to achieve the Paris Agreement targets, because of natural greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands and permafrost, new research has found. The additional reductions are equivalent to five to six years of carbon emissions from human activities. »
9 July 2018, 22:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

There are genuine climate alarmists, but they're not in the same league as deniers | Dana Nuccitelli

Deniers have conservative media outlets and control the Republican Party; climate alarmists are largely ignored Those who debunk climate change misinformation often face a dilemma. We’re flooded with such a constant deluge of climate myths, where should we focus our efforts? »
9 July 2018, 14:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Grasslands more reliable carbon sink than trees

A study has found that increased drought and wildfire risk make grasslands and rangelands a more reliable carbon sink than trees in 21st century California. As such, the study indicates they should be given opportunities in the state's cap-and-and trade market, which is designed to reduce California's greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. »
10 July 2018, 22:50 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

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