Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought, study finds

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By Jen Christensen, CNN Updated 12:59 AM ET, Tue April 23, 2019 https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/22/world/greenland-sea-level-rise-scn/index.html (CNN)Climate change is eliminating giant chunks of ice from Greenland at such a speed that the melt has already made a significant contribution to sea level rise, according to a new study. With global warming, the island…

99.9999% chance humans are causing global warming, and other science-based facts on climate change for Earth DayDoyle Rice and Elizabeth Weise, USA TO

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/21/earth-day-2019-climate-change-humans-global-warming-weather-rising-water/3507125002/ DAYPublished 9:12 a.m. ET April 21, 2019 | Updated 10:28 a.m. ET April 22, 2019 President Trump’s pick for leading a climate change panel is notorious for denying the science behind human-caused global warming. We dive into the counter-arguments on climate change.USA TODAY, Just the FAQs CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Climate change…

Bengal tigers could vanish from one of their final strongholds

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By Isabelle Gerretsen, CNN Updated 5:08 AM ET, Sun April 21, 2019 A Bengal tiger in the Sundarbans, which crosses India and Bangladesh. (CNN)Feared and revered, it’s one of the world’s most iconic creatures: the majestic Bengal tiger. https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/21/world/bengal-tigers-sundarbans-scn-intl/index.html Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading into its shrinking…

For some millennials, climate change clock ticks louder than biological one

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https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/some-millennials-climate-change-clock-ticks-louder-biological-one-n993331 “I had this internal struggle: ‘Do I really want to bring a child into this world?’” a Seattle 29-year-old said. Chloe Cushman / for NBC News April 21, 2019, 2:42 AM PDT By James Rainey SEATTLE — Erika Lundahl writes and performs her own songs. She works in Seattle…