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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.

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2010-05-14 10:50:00

The head of the United Nation's climate change panel defended its case against an academic council charged with reviewing its research methods after a string of challenges to its findings.

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2010-05-02 07:57:56

NSF-supported climate scientist Mark Flanner and colleagues find differences in the rates for spring warming and snow cover decline in Eurasia and North America, and are studying whether aerosols are a key factor.

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2010-03-12 10:02:49

A new NASA-funded study has concluded that Amazon rain forests were remarkably unaffected in the face of once-in-a-century drought in 2005, neither dying nor thriving, contrary to a previously published report and claims by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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2010-03-10 10:05:00

The struggling Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has given an outside science group complete control to review its rules, procedures and reports on global warming.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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