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Climate change rapidly warming world’s lakes

Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a study spanning six continents. The study is the largest of its kind and the first to use a combination of satellite temperature data and long-term ground measurements. A total of 235 lakes, representing ...

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Wanna Stop Climate Change? Follow the Money

On Wednesday in Paris, a California state senator took to the stage at the ongoing international climate talks to tout not just Cali’s strides toward switching toward renewable energy and away from carbon, but also…savvy investment banking. Under Governor Jerry Brown and Senator Kevin De León, two giant state pension ...

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Don’t forget plankton in climate change models, says study

A new study from the University of Exeter, published in the journal Ecology Letters, found that phytoplankton — microscopic water-borne plants — can rapidly evolve tolerance to elevated water temperatures. Globally, phytoplankton absorb as much carbon dioxide as tropical rainforests and so understanding the way they respond to a warming ...

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