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Latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Stories

2011-11-04 21:26:32

The debate may largely be drawn along political lines, but the human role in climate change remains one of the most controversial questions in 21st century science.

2011-10-27 22:11:49

Governments around the world must be prepared for mass migrations caused by rising global temperatures or face the possibility of calamitous results.

Clearing The Air On Cloud Simulations
2011-10-27 08:36:16

Climate models have a hard time representing clouds accurately because they lack the spatial resolution necessary to accurately simulate the billowy air masses.

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2011-10-17 08:42:23

Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures.

Changes In Oahu Rainfall Patterns Projected For Next 30 Years
2011-10-11 10:28:57

Scientists at University of Hawaii – Manoa have projected an increased frequency of heavy rainfall events but a decrease in rainfall intensity during the next 30 years (2011-2040) for the southern shoreline of Oahu.

2011-09-09 14:00:00

Nobel Laureate Dr.

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2011-08-11 12:29:40

According to MIT researchers, the most recent global climate report fails to capture the reality of the changing Arctic seascape.

2011-07-14 14:09:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the success of the Global Adaptation Institute's first Annual Meeting and Consultation on the Global Adaptation Index(TM) (GaIn(TM)), eight scientists, representing seven countries, have become founding members of the Institute's Council of Scientific Advisers.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.