"Arctic Sea Ice Hits Second Lowest Extent in Satellite Record"

"Arctic sea ice has reached its annual minimum. And according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), this year’s extent—1.6 million square miles—is the second lowest extent on record, trailing only 2012 when sea ice dropped to 1.37 million square miles. This year is tied with the minimums we saw in 2007 and 2016."

Source: Earther, 09/26/2019

Summit: Dozens of Countries Commit to Cut Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

"Environment ministers from dozens of countries agreed this week to hasten their efforts to reduce a class of greenhouse gases that, until now, has been largely overlooked in international climate agreements but could play a crucial role in limiting the worst effects of climate change."

Source: InsideClimate News, 09/25/2019

New IPCC Report: Massive Change For World’s Oceans And Frozen Regions

"Climate change is already causing staggering impacts on the oceans and ice-filled regions that encompass 80 percent of the Earth, and future damage from rising seas and melting glaciers is now all but certain, according to a sobering new report from the United Nations."

Source: Washington Post, 09/25/2019

"Scared Central Banks Face Up to Threats From Climate Change"

"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney was in no mood for laughter as he stood in his tuxedo before the great and good of the British insurance industry. “I’m going to give you a speech without a joke, I’m afraid,” Carney began his remarks on the night of Sept. 29, 2015, at Lloyd’s of London."

Source: Bloomberg, 09/24/2019


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