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The Surprising Reasons Some Parts of Earth Are Warming Slower

The Surprising Reasons Some Parts of Earth Are Warming Slower

It has become common to focus on the fastest warming places, regions where human-induced climate change is causing temperatures to rise at an alarming rate. In the Arctic, where sea ice is rapidly disappearing, warming could occur more than four times faster than anywhere else on the planet. The World Meteorological Organization recently said that …

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Global warming is real despite bad winter weather, snow.  Here's why.

Global warming is real despite bad winter weather, snow. Here’s why.

The cold, wintry weather could make global warming seem less of a threat or a joke. But cold winters still occur as the planet warms. The data shows how winters are getting warmer, but that doesn’t completely make the cold weather go away. Winter storms are rolling over the United States, snow is piling up, …

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False claim similar warming on Earth, other planets

False claim similar warming on Earth, other planets

The claim: Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Neptune and Pluto have all warmed up in the past hundred years According to NASA, greenhouse gas emissions released by human activities are causing the Earth’s average temperature to warm. However, some social media users are sharing a post that implies humans are not responsible for this warming, instead postulating …

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Large parts of Europe are warming twice as fast as the planet - already over 2C

Large parts of Europe are warming twice as fast as the planet – already over 2C

The figures on the left and right show the warming in Europe of the summer semester over the past four decades, subdivided for clear sky and full sky conditions, respectively. Credit: Paul Glantz/Stockholm University Warming during the summer months in Europe has been much faster than the global average, shows a new study published in …

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