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2010-01-18 13:45:00

A UN report that said climate change would melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 is likely to be retracted after new evidence that the claim was simply speculation.

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2009-12-20 09:25:27

Most Australians believe climate change is happening now and is caused by human activity, according to preliminary results from a new national survey.

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2009-12-10 13:00:00

Climate experts say geo-engineers are exploring radical new ways to combat Earth’s climate crisis, including fertilizing the seas with iron, scattering particles in the stratosphere to reflect sunlight or building a sunshade in space.

2009-07-27 09:26:55

Fossil coral data and temperature records derived from ice-core measurements have been used to place better constraints on future sea level rise, and to test sea level projections.

2009-07-07 08:26:27

Suffering among the world's poorest people due to climate change is intensifying the need to find ways of adapting to warmer temperatures and potentially more droughts, floods and sea level rise, a University of Arizona professor wrote in a new report by the organization Oxfam International.

2009-03-16 12:11:16

A U.S. researcher says global warming is expected to cause the sea level along the northeastern U.S.

2009-03-12 08:48:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development: The need for urgent action has been emerging as a primary theme of the Copenhagen Climate Congress this week - including urgent action on mitigation strategies that complement aggressive cuts in CO2 emissions.

2009-02-25 11:55:00

A new study by scientists updating some of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Third Assessment Report finds that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause significant problems in five key areas of global concern.

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2009-02-15 07:45:00

According to a top climate scientist, warnings about global warming have not been severe enough.

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2009-01-14 14:31:22

The Worldwatch Institute released a new report on Tuesday that advises sweeping changes must be made to limit global emissions by 2050.


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