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Latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Stories

2012-10-05 14:48:54

Climate sceptics are being given a more prominent, and sometimes uncontested, voice in UK and US newspapers in contrast to other countries around the world.

Sea Rise Will Be Irreversible Over Next Several Thousand Years Due To Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2012-10-02 15:25:24

A groundbreaking study by a team of European researchers warns that greenhouse gas emissions will cause an irreversible rise in sea level over the next several thousand years.

Predictions Put To The Test By Climate Scientists
2012-09-19 08:21:49

A new study has found that climate-prediction models are good at predicting long-term climate patterns on a global scale but lose their edge when applied to time frames shorter than three decades and on sub-continental scales.

Richard Muller Converts, Human Activity Causes Global Warming
2012-07-30 14:38:55

One skeptical climate scientist has changed his beliefs, and now says that human activity is indeed causing the Earth to warm.

2012-07-16 23:00:30

Thirty percent of snow leopard habitat may be lost in the Himalayas, due to treeline shift. Washington D.C.

2012-06-25 16:49:04

The study is the first to give a comprehensive projection for this long perspective, based on observed sea-level rise over the past millennium, as well as on scenarios for future greenhouse-gas emissions.

California, Oregon, Washington Sea Levels Expected To Rise
2012-06-25 04:41:09

The sea level of the US West Coast is expected to increase 60 centimeters from Washington to northern California, while waters surrounding the southern half of that state could rise a meter in less than two decades time.

Space Mirrors Won't Fix Climate Change
2012-06-06 12:00:59

Geoengineering is a field of study that proposes techniques to reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface.

Steam from a Processing Plant
2012-05-15 21:52:45

A new study finds that nine percent of the Western Hemisphere's mammals will fall victim to the changing climate.

2012-05-15 21:10:57

For the first time, researchers have been able to combine different climate models using spatial statistics - to project future seasonal temperature changes in regions across North America.


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