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Climate Change – In ten years, this ice sheet could collapse, causing sea levels to rise (Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch, WEF)

New research shows the Pine Island Glacier is closer to collapse than previously thought. Research has shown that the vulnerable glacier had sped up by 12% over the last three years as the ice shelf around it breaks up. This finding could accelerate the timeline for when the entire glacier collapses into the sea, which […]

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(Climate Change) ‘Plastic Pollution Is a Social Justice Issue,’ New Report Warns (EcoWatch)

Olivia Rosane Plastic pollution isn’t just a threat to non-human life like turtles and whales. It’s also a major environmental justice problem. https://www.ecowatch.com/plastic-pollution-social-justice-issue-2651320535.html

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(Climate Change) NASA Study Finds Direct Proof of Greenhouse Effect (EcoWatch)

Olivia Rosane In a first-of-its-kind study, NASA has managed to achieve something that has so far eluded scientists: provide direct, global observations that fossil fuel emissions are heating the planet. https://www.ecowatch.com/greenhouse-effect-nasa-study-2651319284.html

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(Greenland) Wind-blown dust is causing Greenland’s ice to melt faster (EcoWatch, WEF)

Emily Denny https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/02/greenland-glacial-melt-algae-bloom/