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Is 'global warming' the right term to use?

Is 'global warming' the right term to use? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Instead of 'climate change' or 'global warming,
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Instead of 'climate change' or 'global warming, it needs another name?  So it is all about marketing?

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Wonder how they will one day "market" a BIG asteroid on a collision with planet earth? I suppose get outta Dodge won't do it.

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Ruins of ancient castle discovered beneath Turkey's Lake Van

Ruins of ancient castle discovered beneath Turkey's Lake Van | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Archaeologists studying the remains of the hidden structure in Turkey's Lake Van say it likely dates back more than 3,000 years.
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we hear much on global warming - ever wonder if in a few thousand years, people of the day will discover the ancient City of New York under water?  so, you think it could not happen?

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Plants may be wising up faster than humans to the dangers of global warming

Plants may be wising up faster than humans to the dangers of global warming | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The world's vegetation seems to have wised up to climate change and adapted to soak up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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hmmm - sentient life that we have yet to understand? or mother nature taking care of her planet?

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Global warming is making Antarctica green again, and it's stunning

Global warming is making Antarctica green again, and it's stunning | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
“If greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, Antarctica will head even further back in geologic time... perhaps the peninsula will even become forested again someday, like it was during the greenhouse climates of the Cretaceous and Eocene, when the continent was ice free.”
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what lies ahead...

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135 Years of Global Warming in 30 seconds

www.climatecentral.org An amazing 30-second animation from our friends at NASA, depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1800.
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concerned?  maybe you should be.....  give this 30 seconds

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The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.
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what to do now?

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2015 was Earth's hottest year on record by far

2015 was Earth's hottest year on record by far | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The director of NASA's Goddard Institute breaks down the official analyses of 2015 global temperature and climate conditions.
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having a HOT time is not always a good thing....

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September blew away the margin for Earth's warmest month on record

September blew away the margin for Earth's warmest month on record | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Fueled by global warming and an El Nino event, Earth is careening toward a record warm year that will be far above the previous record, set just last year.
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not "cool"

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Is the fight against ocean plastic a distraction?

Is the fight against ocean plastic a distraction? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The ocean is heating up, acidifying, and rising. Should we spend our energy on that and not straws–or does any attention on the ocean help spread awareness?
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"Houston, we have a problem" - and it is all over the damn planet....

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Here's what Earth might look like in 100 years — if we're lucky

Here's what Earth might look like in 100 years — if we're lucky | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
America Recycles Day is on Wednesday, and the green holiday exists for good reason: Recycling helps keep rubbish off the roads, reduces the need for Earth-scarring metal-mining operations, and fuel
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IMO - it SHOULD be a matter of concern - and not just among the science community...

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Huge subglacial lake discovered underneath Antarctica's ice

Huge subglacial lake discovered underneath Antarctica's ice | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The hidden lake could contain species that have been isolated for tens of millions of years.
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stunning beauty...

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Melting ice could release ancient viruses hidden in glaciers

Melting ice could release ancient viruses hidden in glaciers | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
As glaciers and permafrost thaw due to global warming and climate change, bacteria and fungi that have been frozen for millennia may come back to life.
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sounds like the makings for a movie too!

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With Ice Growing at Both Poles, Global Warming Theories Implode

With Ice Growing at Both Poles, Global Warming Theories Implode | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
In the Southern Hemisphere, sea-ice levels just smashed through the previous record highs across Antarctica, where there is now more ice than at any point since records began. In the Arctic, where …
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and next?

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Here's why the new agreement on 'super greenhouse gases' is a huge deal

Here's why the new agreement on 'super greenhouse gases' is a huge deal | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The new agreement on HFCs could prevent a significant amount of global warming during most of our lifetimes.
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Each little bit helps....

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In Finland, students erect da Vinci-designed bridge with ice

In Finland, students erect da Vinci-designed bridge with ice | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
What a way to kick off the winter semester
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won't last - global warming you know.....

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