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Climate Change Needed More Than Ever In The Face Of Melting Glaciers
2013-05-14 15:34:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Our world is shrinking, or at least the icy parts of it are. And new studies only pile on to the growing evidence of how climate change is altering the shape of this planet. Scientists presented findings at the Meeting of the Americas in Cancún, Mexico about how the snow and ice covering Mount Everest is retreating. Glaciers on the mountain have shrunk by 13 percent in the last 50 years and the snow line has shifted...

2013-05-06 16:21:41

HAMPTON, Va., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The key to understanding our extended climate forecast may lie in the distant past. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, May 7, at NASA's Langley Research Center, meteorologist Michael Mann will present, "The Past as Prologue: Learning from the Climate Changes in Past Centuries," at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center here. Mann will be available to answer questions from the media during a news...

2013-05-06 08:37:40

MUNICH and NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five new features making the world's Number 1 even better Brandstock is bringing the all-new IP CostCalculator - "IPCC" - to INTA 2013. After having its world premiere at the IP trade fair, the software tool will be available for general purchase in September. What's new about the IPCC? Its user interface, its interior structure and - for buyers of its premium versions - five mission-critical features....

UN Report Highlights Disturbing Signs Of Climate Change
2013-05-03 09:57:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United Nations´ official weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization,“¯has announced that last year saw record-low levels of Arctic sea ice — yet another troubling sign of changing global climate patterns. The WMO also found that 2012 was the ninth-warmest year since official records started in the 1850s, according to a report released by the organization on Thursday. It also stated that every year...

Global Warming May Not Be Quite As Bad As Feared
2013-01-25 13:39:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New estimates from a Norwegian research project show that policymakers attempting to contain global warming at less than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit have an attainable target. While most news that comes out about global warming is typically negative and ominous, this study has put a slightly more positive twist on the unfolding story of climate change. “These results are truly sensational,” said Caroline Leck of Stockholm...

Great Lakes, Midwest To Feel The Effects Of Global Warming
2013-01-19 05:49:50

[ Watch the Video: What is Global Warming ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Because of global warming, heat waves will become harsher and intense rainstorms will become more common in the US Midwest over the next couple of decades, claims a new report released by the federal government last week. The Midwest chapter of the over 1,100 page National Climate Assessment also revealed that the region would be subject to degrading air and water quality, an...

American Way Of Life Affected By Climate Change
2013-01-13 08:43:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A 1,000-plus page draft report compiled by US government scientists warns global warming is already having a notable impact on the day-to-day lives of Americans, disrupting their health and their homes, among other things, various media outlets reported on Saturday. According to AP Science Writer Seth Borenstein, the 1,146-page National Climate Assessment, which was commissioned by the federal government, “details in...

2013-01-10 16:21:55

MADRID, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change category goes in this fifth edition to U.S. scientist Susan Solomon for her work on determining how human action alters the composition of the atmosphere and how these changes, in turn, affect the Earth's climate. The jury's citation states that Solomon "has contributed, through her research and leadership, to the safeguarding of our planet." Solomon's work over 30 years has...

New Model Assesses Extent Of Sea Level Rise By 2100
2013-01-07 09:01:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two professors with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have taken on a new approach to assess future sea level rise due to the world´s melting ice sheets. Their study, published this week in Nature Climate Change, is the first of its kind to use structured expert elicitation (EE) along with an approach that mathematically pools other experts´ opinions to gain a clear picture on ice sheet melting....

2012-12-21 05:01:40

In a stunning revelation, the IPCC report shows that climate models failed to predict the last 16 years wherein there was no global warming and states there is no trend in the frequency or magnitude of droughts and floods on a global scale. “The evidence shows the sun, not CO2, is the main driver of climate change,” say Friends of Science. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The climate science critical review organization, Friends of Science, is pleased that expert IPCC...