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2009-10-07 09:34:39

Water scarcity as a result of climate change will create far-reaching global security concerns, says Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, chair of the intergovernmental panel on climate change, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

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2009-09-28 14:35:00

Scientists are taking a more in-depth view of how climate change could affect Antarctica’s ice, and how even a small change in temperature could lead to a global rise in sea levels.

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2009-09-25 10:44:42

The Earth's temperature is projected to increase 6 degrees by the end of the century even if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.

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2009-09-17 13:07:34

A series of climate talks in Washington, New York and Pittsburgh next week could determine the future of climate legislation before world leaders meet in Copenhagen in December.

2009-09-16 07:32:47

An editorial and letter, published simultaneously by the BMJ and Lancet today, warn that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells a global health catastrophe.

2009-09-16 06:00:26

The composition of some of our nation's forests may be quite different 200 to 400 years from today according to a recent study at the University of Illinois.

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2009-09-02 13:15:49

Arctic thawing is likely to result in worldwide consequences - from an increase in greenhouse gases and global weather pattern changes.

2009-08-26 08:58:17

New research announced at the international Water in a changing climate science conference in Melbourne 24-28 August, implicates pollution from Asia, Europe and North America as a contributor to recent Australian rainfall changes.

2009-08-26 08:34:37

The 2009 “ALBERT EINSTEIN” World Award of Science will be presented to Prof. Sir John Houghton, President of the John Ray Initiative, United Kingdom.


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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