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2010-03-02 11:21:55

Researchers evaluate climate fluctuations from 115,000 years ago.

2010-02-05 14:57:54

The notion that scientists understand how changes in Earth's orbit affect climate well enough for estimating long-term natural climate trends that underlie any anthropogenic climate change is challenged by findings published this week.

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2009-11-20 08:15:00

A new study of Antarctica's past climate reveals that temperatures during the warm periods between ice ages may have been higher than previously thought.

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2009-08-26 16:15:00

A new international research effort on the Greenland ice sheet with the University of Colorado at Boulder as the lead U.S. institution set a record for single-season deep ice-core drilling this summer

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2009-08-24 11:25:00

The first season of the international drilling project NEEM (North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling) in north-western Greenland was completed at August 20th.

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2009-06-03 08:06:07

A new University of Florida study shows mammals change their dietary niches based on climate-driven environmental changes, contradicting a common assumption that species maintain their niches despite global warming.

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2009-05-01 06:25:00

According to a paper in this week's issue of the journal Science, the vast majority of the world's glaciers are retreating as the planet gets warmer.


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