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Global Warming Skeptics Unmoved By Extreme Weather

Global Warming Skeptics Unmoved By Extreme Weather

Provided by Andy Henion and Aaron M. McCright, Michigan State University What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin...

Latest Global warming Stories

2014-11-25 23:14:25

Despite Canada’s Charter Right of freedom of speech, and hundreds of years of scientific evidence that the sun is the main direct and indirect driver of climate change, the current Friends of

2014-11-19 23:13:22

Friends of Science Society has launched its digital billboard campaign across Canada to remind people that “The Sun is the main driver of climate change, not you or CO2” and that “Global

solar geoengineering
2014-11-18 02:45:51

Harvard scientists say aspects of solar geoengineering can — and should — be tested without need for full-scale deployment.

Scientists Identify New Driver Behind Arctic Warming
2014-11-06 03:27:03

Scientists have identified a mechanism that could turn out to be a big contributor to warming in the Arctic region and melting sea ice.

2014-11-05 23:00:54

The Bureau of Reclamation releases the Climate Change Adaptation Strategy.

There Is No Quick Fix For Global Warming
2014-11-05 03:29:28

When fossil fuels are burned, other climate-forcing gases are produced in addition to long-lasting carbon dioxide.

IPCC Climate Report
2014-11-03 05:45:43

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by the end of the century, and the majority of the world’s electricity can and should be produced by low-carbon sources by 2050, according to a new report released Sunday by a United Nation’s panel.

Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key Player In Climate Change
2014-10-24 03:32:52

As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international study has shown.


Latest Global warming Reference Libraries

Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Climate Change
2013-04-01 11:05:27

Climate change is a substantial and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time ranging from decades to millions of years. It might be a change in the average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions. Climate change is a result of factors that include oceanic processes, biotic processes, variations in solar radiation received buy Earth, volcanic eruptions, and plate tectonics, and human induced alterations...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-23 13:36:11

Being a meteorologist for over thirteen years you start to take note of many things in the atmosphere and how they repeat themselves. Our Climate is no different. The definition of climate is stated as: the collective weather data in regards to moisture and temperature for over 30 years for the same location. So to better understand our climate we need to look at this. First, we have average temperatures for given places based on the 30 year average. Some years the temps are warmer or...

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2009-07-06 17:58:20

The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.