DoD Final Climate Report

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This is a recent paper from the US Department of Defense about some of the issues they are facing because of global warming. It includes the destruction of bases, humanitarian aid for dislocated populations, and dealing with the resulting wars. Source document contributed to DocumentCloud by Nicholas Kusnetz (InsideClimate News). Source: DoD Final Climate Report

The oceans are warming faster than we thought, and scientists suggest we brace for impact – The Washington Post

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2018 was the warmest year on record in the oceans, the third in a row. “We’ve spent too much time and effort on people who may not be convinced” that climate change is real and important, he said. “But now there seems to be this grass-roots movement of young people who care. I don’t remember a time like this.” Source: …

Atmospheric Sensor Satellites

NASA Satellites Being Shut Down and Wrecked

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I was just talking to a scientist from NASA. He works with atmospheric chemists and designs devices that measure the chemical makeup of the atmosphere at various levels. The system is global and part of it is satellites that measure the upper atmosphere. It gives information to help understand the greenhouse gasses, global warming, and climate change. All of the …