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Amazon rainforest may be approaching a critical tipping point, study finds

Amazon rainforest may be approaching a critical tipping point, study finds

The region is nearing a threshold beyond which its forests may be replaced by grasslands, with huge repercussions for biodiversity and climate change.
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Amazon rainforest may be approaching a critical tipping point, study finds

The Amazon is nearing a threshold beyond which its forests may be replaced by grasslands, with huge repercussions for biodiversity and climate change.

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How bad is the Western drought? Worst in 12 centuries, study finds

The megadrought in the American Southwest has become so severe that it’s now the driest two decades in the region in at least 1,200 years, scientists said Monday, and climate change is largely responsible.

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More than a third of heat deaths are tied to climate change, study says
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More than a third of heat deaths are tied to climate change, study says

Sweeping new research found that heat-related deaths in warm seasons were boosted by climate change by an average of 37 percent.
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Global warming shifts Arctic climate from ice and snow to water and rain
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Global warming shifts Arctic climate from ice and snow to water and rain

Open water and rain, rather than ice and snow, are becoming typical of the region, a new study has found.
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Global warming shifts Arctic climate from ice and snow to water and rain

The effects of global warming in the Arctic are so severe that the region is shifting to a different climate, one characterized less by ice and snow and more by open water and rain, scientists said Monday.

Melting glaciers are filling unstable lakes. And they're growing
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Melting glaciers are filling unstable lakes. And they're growing

A census of the world’s glacial lakes shows there are more than there used to be, and their water volume is growing.
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