After 13 months of collecting data, history’s largest Arctic research expedition returned with grim news. “We witnessed how the Arctic Ocean is dying,” the mission leader said.
Since the mid-1990s, coral in the Great Barrier Reef has declined by more than 50%. The research spanned the entire 2,300 km of the Great Barrier Reef and found a disturbing loss at pretty much every level.
The growing use of nitrogen fertilizers in the production of food worldwide is increasing atmospheric concentrations of nitrous oxide - a greenhouse gas 300 times more potent than CO2.
According to the United Nations annual report, more than 1% of humanity were forced to flee their homes last year. Of these displacements, 24.9 million were caused by disasters, caused by climate change.
In almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger. That is according to a new study involving an analysis of nearly 40 years of hurricane satellite imagery.