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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Is global warming to blame for Illinois’ record low temperature

An Arctic outbreak in late January 2019 led to widespread bitter cold temperatures across much of the Midwest, with a weather observer at Mt. Carroll reporting a temperature of -38 degrees. From KWQC: “After More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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New global warming study in Nature goes ‘Day After Tomorrow’ claiming this causes snow and cold weather

The theme of Day After Tomorrow was global warming will melt the ice and create ice hurricanes…and now scientists are embracing this theory despite NOT being able to prove it. From the abstract: Here, using More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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5 Different Vacation Ideas To Experience This Year

While enjoying the sun and sand at the beach is always great, sometimes you battle with the crowds and have trouble finding the ideal spot to relax. Why not try an alternative vacation this year? Learn yoga and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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‘The Last Alaskans’ returns November 25 for season 4 on the Discovery Channel

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the largest protected wilderness in the U.S, and in 1980, the U.S. Government banned new human occupation from the refuge, leaving only seven permits for families and trappers. More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Polar bears defying scientists and thriving amid global warming

A decade ago polar bears were classified as an endangered species as the global warming predictors pointed to the recession of Arctic sea ice and the animals were thought to be limited in their ability for hunting More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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NASA launches satellite to ‘measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy’

NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Scientists bemoan plant growth in Arctic, Alaska and Canada due to global warming as a ‘disruption to the ecosystem’

Plant growth in the Arctic is not seen as a positive even though they acknowledge that it’s difficult to predict how vegetation will respond to future warming. Now, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Can anyone save the planet? These personalities definitely have a crucial role

What images do you have in mind when you think on how last year looked in terms of environmental issues? Do you remember the video of the polar bear who was striving to find food? Have you seen pictures with glaciers More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Good News for Renewable Energy: 101 Cities Sourced at Least 70% of Their Electricity from Renewable Sources in 2017

2018 hasn’t got off to a good start for renewable energy and climate change advocates: President Trump’s tariff increase on imported solar panels and the surge of arctic air that hit Europe end-February were More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Arctic expedition cancelled due to ‘too much ice’ and blames ‘climate change’

The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition due to “too much ice” and blames climate change, hinting at global warming. The University More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Scientists baffled by new study from Arctic on CO2, methane, negates warming predictions, has ‘net cooling effect on climate’

In a new article, scientists appear to be “surprised” by their finding that the Arctic Ocean absorption of carbon dioxide ” more than offset the potential warming effect of the methane emissions.” According More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Yukon Men’ season 6 begins on April 21

Deep in the remote interior of Alaska, 130 miles from the nearest city stands Tanana, a town on the brink of civilization. Since its founding, the only way in or out was by boat or plane, but all of that is about More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Parker Schnabel to be center of focus for Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush Parker’s Trail’ starting March 31

Parker Schnabel of Discovery GOLD RUSH fame is about to attempt one of the most treacherous journeys of his life – by tackling the legendary Klondike Gold Rush trail. Between 1896 and 1899, more than 100,000 brave More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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New Study: Most of Arctic ice loss is due to natural processes, not man made global warming, CO2 levels

While there has been ice loss at the Arctic circle, the role of man, particularly carbon emissions, appears to be less than previously reported. In fact, “between 30-50 percent of the arctic melting is due More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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‘The Last Alaskans’ season 3 set for March 22 premiere

Returning for a third season with more grit and heart than ever before, THE LAST ALASKANS continues to raise the bar for Alaskan life depicted on television.  Showcasing authentic, intimate stories and cinematic More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Global Warming expedition ‘frozen in’ as climate change not moving fast enough

An expedition to the North Pole intended to measure the negative effects of global warming and the reduction in Arctic ice has been halted when the ship became blocked by ice near Murmansk. The expedition’s website More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Discovery’s ‘The Last Alaskans’ season 2 premieres April 12

Hailed by critics and audiences alike and referred to as “the next evolution in Alaska programming,” THE LAST ALASKANS returns for a second season with eight new episodes on Discovery Channel on Tuesday, April More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Robert Redford says Arctic drilling is ‘end game,’ praises Donald Trump’s ‘shake up,’ rest are ‘bland Looney Tunes’

While promoting his new film, A Walk in the Woods, star Robert Redford spoke with Larry King on Larry King Now to tackle all sorts of topics. No surprise that the liberal Hollywood star supports President Obama More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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‘Yukon Men’ season 4 set to return on Discovery Channel in September

“Yukon Men” is back!Tanana, Alaska. It’s a village on the very edge of civilization – less than 100 miles from the Arctic Circle.  Life here is harsh. The 200 villagers face an ever-changing landscape More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Ice Sheets can retreat and grow in ‘geological instant’ so global warming may be ‘irreversible’

The current shrinking of glaciers may be irreversible, as research shows that they can expand in a ‘geologic instant’. Scientists from the University at Buffalo discovered that a fast-moving glacier on the Greenland More...


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