Posts Tagged ‘carbon emissions’

Climate Change in the News: What’s Interesting This Week

Written by Stephanie Hedean on . Posted in Learn, The Wonk Room

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In the News is a Planet Change selection of the latest news, stories and images on climate change, nature, our environment and the impacts of a changing planet. Did you know that seagrass meadows can store up to twice as much carbon as the world’s temperate and tropical forests? Continue reading to delve into all that we found new and interesting this week.

“Reformed Climate Skeptic” Discusses How the Science Changed His Mind

Written by Lisa Hayden on . Posted in Learn

“People like me are the ones who told the [climate change] deniers about the natural cycles” that they claim are the cause of rapid climate change, Stager says. Indeed natural cycles do affect the climate, but in the last 30 to 40 years, the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels have placed an additional influence on the climate system.

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