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Climate Change This Week: Earth's Thermal Shield Melting, Fracking NIMBY, and More!

By Mary Ellen Harte


Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 27 2014

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Looking above at recent temperature anomalies and the jetstream, the polar aneurism over the US has changed but persists, while the North Pole and surroundings is experiencing much warmer than normal temperatures – not good news for our Arctic thermal shield …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green