This week in climate news - 23 September 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

Flying over eastern Greenland, the NASA scientists stared down from a Gulfstream jet as it followed the precise course they had flown in previous years - using radar to map the loss of ice. »
19 September 2018, 15:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Tropics are widening as predicted by climate models, research finds

Scientists have observed for years that Earth's tropics are widening in connection with complex changes in climate and weather patterns. But in recent years, it appeared the widening was outpacing what models predicted, suggesting other factors were at work. But a new paper finds that the most up-to-date models and the best data match up reasonably well. »
18 September 2018, 01:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Florida Keys' corals are growing but have become more porous

Researchers have long questioned what impact climate change has on the rate at which corals are growing and building reef habitats in the Florida Keys. A new study explored this topic, finding both good and bad news. »
19 September 2018, 02:20 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Natural climate oscillations in north Atlantic linked to Greenland ice sheet melt

Scientists have known for years that warming global climate is melting the Greenland Ice Sheet, the second largest ice sheet in the world. A new study, however, shows that the rate of melting might be temporarily increased or decreased by two existing climate patterns: the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO). »
19 September 2018, 02:20 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Tech giants fail to distance themselves from fight against new EU climate targets

Leaked document shows BusinessEurope group would oppose more ambitious goals. Companies including Facebook, Google and Microsoft have failed to distance themselves from a lobby group’s proposal to fight any effort by the EU to set more ambitious climate change goals. »
19 September 2018, 02:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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