Latest IPCC Third Assessment Report Stories
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
An international group of scientists has shown that global warming from greenhouse gases affects global rainfall patterns differently than global warming from solar heating.
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.
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.
US government scientists warn global warming is already having a notable impact on the day-to-day lives of Americans.
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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