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2011-07-05 12:19:31

US and Swiss researchers have, for the first time, modelled a climate system with extremely high carbon emissions in an attempt to test the boundaries of the current computer simulation programs that inform us.

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2010-12-02 08:45:33

Many coastal wetlands worldwide — including several on the U.S. Atlantic coast — may be more sensitive than previously thought to climate change and sea-level rise projections for the 21st century.

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2010-10-28 12:30:00

The French Academy of Science said in a report published Thursday that global warming exists and is unquestionably due to human activity.

2010-09-20 21:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "A focus on 'resilience,' on climate adaptation, must be at the center of any realistic approach to climate change. That is why we're here on this first day of Climate Week NYC," commented Global Adaptation Institute CEO Dr.

2010-09-17 13:27:18

The world will need to make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions below current levels over the next few decades if the worst impacts of dangerous climate change are to be avoided.

2010-09-13 06:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Global Adaptation Institute," led by CEO Dr.

2010-09-10 15:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Global Adaptation Institute," a new non-profit focused on adaptation to climate change, announced that the former second in command at the World Bank, Dr.

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.

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2010-02-06 14:40:15

A claim made by the UN climate change panel in 2007 that half of the country of the Netherlands was below sea level, is being contested by the country itself.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.