Latest Climatologists Stories
Researchers declared Monday that many damaging effects of climate change are already irreversible, warning that even if carbon emissions can somehow be halted temperatures around the globe will remain high until at least the year 3000.
NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA climate scientist James E. Hansen has been chosen by his peers to receive the 2009 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky - a clear voice for science heard around the world - and more than 600 scientists today announced James Hansen's selection as the EarthSky Scientist Communicator of the Year. Dr.
Some 2,000 scientists contributed to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning IPCC report on global warming. Next week, the local contingent will be honored.
Scientist James Hansen says we're toast if we don't take drastic measures against global warming ("Climatologist sounds warning," June 24).
In the heated debate over global warming, there is an opposing idea, called the cosmic ray theory, which contends that climate change is simply caused by cosmic rays coming from the sun. However, researchers reported that there has been no correlation between solar activity and the Earthâ€™s climate.
Climatologists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City have found that 2007 tied with 1998 for Earthâ€™s second warmest year in a century.
Climate scientists say mankind is on the path for soaring temperatures that will melt polar ice sheets, raise seas to dangerous levels, and trigger mass extinctions. But they say the most catastrophic of consequences can and will be avoided.
The government's climate change research is threatened by spending cuts that will reduce scientists' observations from space and on the ground, a study says.
An earth sciences professor at Ohio State University was named Tuesday to receive a National Medal of Science from the White House, the university announced.
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