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

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.

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

The United Nations’ official weather agency has announced that last year saw record-low levels of Arctic sea ice as well as other troubling signs of changing global climate patterns.

Plants Are Natural Air Conditioners
2013-04-29 10:10:18

A new study adds another dimension to the role played by plants in curbing global warming by showing that they are also natural aerosols that assist in cloud formation and atmospheric cooling.

Microorganisms In Sea Spray Alter Ability Of Ocean To Seed Clouds
2013-04-23 11:09:06

The ability of sea spray to form clouds over the ocean is influenced by ocean biology which alters the chemical composition of the spray.

Natural Climate Swings Contribute More To Increased Monsoon Rainfall
2013-03-21 10:52:49

Natural swings in the climate have significantly intensified Northern Hemisphere monsoon rainfall, showing that these swings must be taken into account for climate predictions in the coming decades.

Study Highlights Complex Interplay Between Global Warming And Rainfall
2013-01-31 09:51:24

An international group of scientists has shown that global warming from greenhouse gases affects global rainfall patterns differently than global warming from solar heating.

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

While most news that comes out about global warming is typically negative and ominous, thus study has put a slightly more positive twist on the unfolding story of climate change.

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

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.

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

US government scientists warn global warming is already having a notable impact on the day-to-day lives of Americans.

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

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.


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