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Oceans hit unprecedented warmth as concerns mount among scientists

Oceans hit unprecedented warmth as concerns mount among scientists

Scientists grapple with a surge in ocean heat, signaling a possible long-term planetary shift.

Scott Dance reports for The Washington Post.

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Arctic ice 'irreversible’ thinning

Arctic ice has seen an 'irreversible’ thinning since 2007, study says

New research suggests the decline was a fundamental change unlikely to be reversed this century — perhaps proof the planet has passed an alarming climactic tipping point.
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‘The human impact is clear’: Ocean heat continues to rise

The planet’s air temperature has been rising for decades but it wobbles up and down, write Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis. The ocean doesn’t do the same dance, it changes more slowly – and more deeply
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Watching a coral reef die as climate change devastates one of the most pristine tropical island areas on Earth

Scientists watched in real time as rising ocean heat transformed the sprawling reef. It was a harbinger for ecosystems everywhere as the planet warms.
Australia’s hellish heat wave and wildfires, explained
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Australia’s hellish heat wave and wildfires, explained

Ocean circulation, years of drought, and climate change are fueling Australia’s record heat and deadly fires.
Hot blob: vast patch of warm water off New Zealand coast puzzles scientists

Hot blob: vast patch of warm water off New Zealand coast puzzles scientists

"It's it the biggest patch of above average warming on the planet right now."

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