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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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2008-12-20 09:30:00

Future increases in wind strength along the California coast may have far-reaching effects, including more intense upwelling of cold water along the coast early in the season and increased fire danger in Southern California.

2008-11-12 15:00:13

Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton University professor and a leading scholar on global warming, will discuss "Dangerous Anthropogenic Interference: The Latest Insights" at World Wildlife Fund on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.

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2008-10-23 10:55:05

Some 2,000 scientists contributed to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning IPCC report on global warming. Next week, the local contingent will be honored.

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2008-06-06 11:15:00

The international science community must devote more resources to research into the effects climate change is having on ocean environments, according to a paper published today in the journal Science by researchers at CSIRO’s Climate Adaptation National Research Flagship.

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2008-01-11 03:00:00

Currently predicted change in climate could strongly affect plant distributions during the next century. Here we determine the present- day climatic niches for 130 North American tree species.

2007-12-17 15:30:35

It's not every day that a NASA scientist can wake up and think, "Hey, I did something for world peace." But on Monday, Dec. 10, many NASA Earth scientists did exactly that.

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2007-04-23 14:20:00

After two reports predicting a warmer Earth where life is fundamentally changed, a U.N.-sponsored scientific panel will issue a third study describing how a united world can avert the worst, by embracing technologies ranging from nuclear power to manure controls.

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2007-02-03 13:10:00

Forty-five nations answered France's call Saturday for a new environmental body to slow inevitable global warming and protect the planet, perhaps with policing powers to punish violators.


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