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2010-08-10 10:15:00

Global warming is at least partially to blame for a recent bout of hot and dry weather that has triggered wildfires in Russia.

2010-07-22 15:02:06

A climate-change study at Sandia National Laboratories that models the near-term effects of declining rainfall in each of the 48 U.S. continental states makes clear the economic toll that could occur unless an appropriate amount of initial investment — a kind of upfront insurance payment — is made to forestall much larger economic problems down the road.

2010-07-20 12:30:00

Greatest Risks Seen in 14 States: AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, ID, KS, MS, MT, NE, NV, NM, OK and TX; How Big a Threat to Food Supply? At-Risk Counties Are Home to Over $100 Billion in Crops. WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1,100 U.S.

2010-07-09 14:17:17

A key tool is the JRC's methodology to quantify changes to the amount of carbon in soils and biomass when land use changes as a result of biofuels production.

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2010-07-08 14:06:34

Exceptionally long heat waves and other hot events could become commonplace in the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study by Stanford University climate scientists.

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2010-07-07 14:15:00

Climate scientists have emerged from an inquiry with their reputations still intact.

2010-06-26 04:06:47

The small number of scientists who are unconvinced that human beings have contributed significantly to climate change have far less expertise and prominence in climate research compared with scientists who are convinced.

2010-06-25 16:04:53

The approach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses to estimate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural anaerobic lagoons that treat manure contains errors and may underestimate methane emissions by up to 65%.

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2010-06-11 06:00:00

The Earth is heading for an over 5-degree Fahrenheit warming trend by the year 2100 despite promises to curb carbon emissions, according to a study released during UN talks on Thursday.

2010-06-06 07:23:08

Vegetation around the world is on the move, and climate change is the culprit.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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