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Removing Carbon From Air Won't Stop Climate Change, Scientists Warn

"Scientists are expressing increasing skepticism that we’re going to be able to get out of the climate change mess by relying on a variety of large-scale land-use and technical solutions that have been not only proposed but often relied upon in scientific calculations."

Source: Washington Post, 05/23/2017

Scientists Say Pace Of Sea Level Rise Has Nearly Tripled Since 1990

"A new scientific analysis finds that the Earth’s oceans are rising nearly three times as rapidly as they were throughout most of the 20th century, one of the strongest indications yet that a much feared trend of not just sea level rise, but its acceleration, is now underway."

Source: Washington Post, 05/23/2017

"6 Ways U.S. Weakened Climate Change Language in Arctic Declaration"

"The U.S.-edited draft, obtained by InsideClimate News, shows how the Trump administration targeted climate actions. It's a strategy we could see in future meetings." "The day before the Arctic Council met for its biannual ministerial last week, the United States requested six changes to the intergovernmental declaration that was to be issued—each of which weakened the language on climate change."

Source: InsideClimate News, 05/19/2017

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