Latest IPCC Third Assessment Report Stories

2008-10-31 08:40:00

Human activities are making both Antarctica and the Arctic less icy because of global warming, scientists said on Thursday.

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.

2008-10-13 12:55:00

Climate change will hit the economy at least as much as the credit crunch, said authors of a new study referring to the possible futures of global warming.

2008-10-07 14:05:00

The head of the UN Climate Panel said on Tuesday that evidence is mounting day by day that mankind is to blame for climate change, and the financial crisis is a temporary setback in the hunt for solutions.

2008-08-13 17:05:00

Dutch scientists said on Wednesday that by the year 2100 the days will become dangerously hot due to climate change, and that the U.S. Midwest and the Mediterranean region might reach temperatures well above 40 degrees Celsius (104F).

2008-08-13 16:09:19

Climate change alters growing conditions in many regions of the world. How global warming could affect Germany’s flora researchers have now simulated using computer models.

2008-08-13 15:35:00

The prospect of climate change sparking food and water shortages in the Middle East is less likely than previously thought, with new research by an Australian climate scientist suggesting that rainfall will be significantly higher in key parts of the region.

2008-05-09 10:15:06

Economically, the steps taken to reduce global climate change will not be a wise investment if money is solely aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study conducted by researchers in the U.S. and Ireland.

2008-04-15 19:25:00

According to the IPCC, the average rise in global sea levels will be 28 to 43 centimeters (1 – 1.4 feet) by 2100. However, according to a new scientific analysis this predicted number is substantially low.

2008-04-07 16:43:41

Black carbon, the stuff that gives soot its dirty color, could be the second most important contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide and a key to preventing warming, at least in the short-run, a new study suggests. Black carbon is a type of aerosol - a small particle suspended in the atmosphere - that is produced in diesel exhaust and when wood, coal or other types of solid fuel are burned. Like other aerosols, soot particles absorb and scatter the sun's radiation; black...

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.