Showing posts from January 9, 2017

NOAA challenged the global warming ‘pause.’ Now new research says the agency was right.

The Washington Post It may have been the most controversial climate change study in years. In the summer of 2015, a team of federal scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a  blockbuster pape r in Science that appeared to wipe away one of global warming doubters’ favorite arguments. The skeptics had for years suggested that…. Story here.

Half-a-billiion children living in crisis-hit countries – UNICEF

UN News Centre   Refugee children in Afghanistan. UN photo. Despite significant progress, too many children are still being left behind, with nearly 535 million of them living in harsh conditions, lacking access to decent health, education and protection services. Story here.

Without action on climate change, say goodbye to polar bears

The Washington Post As the Arctic warms faster than any other place on the planet and sea ice declines, there is only one sure way to save polar bears from extinction, the government announced Monday: decisive action on climate change. Story here. Wikipedia photo.