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Latest Effects of global warming on Australia Stories

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2014-09-30 07:46:56

A new study from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science demonstrates that the devastating effects of the hottest year on record in Australia - 2013 - would not have been possible without the influence of human-caused global warming.

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2014-08-28 05:16:23

A leaked copy of a United Nations report predicts “severe, irreversible and unpredictable impacts for people and ecosystems” as a result of global warming, and lays the blame for climate change on human activity and in particular on the effects of fossil fuel emissions.

Global Warming Hiatus Hasn't Slowed Extreme Heat Events
2014-02-28 06:04:43

Even though climate scientists claim that the rise in average global temperatures has slowed over the past 10 or 20 years, research published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change has found a continued increase in extreme hot temperatures during that time.

2013-12-02 21:31:29

Europe needs to plan for future probabilities of extreme weather.

2013-02-05 13:49:13

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems.

To Protect Species And Ecosystems Major Changes Are Needed
2012-09-19 09:02:58

A landmark study has found that climate change is likely to have a major impact on Australia’s plants, animals and ecosystems that will present significant challenges to the conservation of Australia’s biodiversity.

2012-01-30 09:17:43

Oceanographers have identified a series of ocean hotspots around the world generated by strengthening wind systems that have driven oceanic currents, including the East Australian Current, polewards beyond their known boundaries.

2011-11-29 11:09:04

A new report presents the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date of climate change in the Pacific region.

2011-11-29 11:04:37

A major transformation in the food system is needed to address future threats to food security according to experts from some of the world’s leading science organizations.

Climate Change Has Already Boosted Heat Waves And Rainfall
2011-11-19 06:12:09

According to a report by U.N. scientists, man-made climate change has already boosted heat waves and flood-provoking rainfall and is likely to contribute to future natural disasters.