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IPCC Climate Report Leaked Online
2012-12-17 05:46:39

An early draft of the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been leaked online by an environmental blogger, despite requests from the UN-body that the contents of the document remain sealed until their official release in 2014.

2012-11-30 20:58:51

Climate scientists are still grappling with one of the main questions of modern times: how high will global temperatures rise if the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide doubles.

Research Shows Sea-Level Rise Is Much Faster Than Previously Reported
2012-11-28 12:18:17

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been keeping a close eye on rising sea levels and has released several reports outlining the forecasts for the future of our world’s oceans.

Drought Index Calculations Are Flawed
2012-11-18 05:54:28

Reports claiming that the climate change has caused global drought conditions to intensify over the past several decades are flawed and based on faulty calculations, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Nature.

More Accurate Climate Models Show Higher Global Temperatures
2012-11-09 09:18:54

Regardless of which side of the issue you might stand on, regarding climate change and what is going to happen in the future, there is one thing we can all agree on: This summer was HOT!

2012-10-17 11:55:56

Governments and institutions should focus on developing adaption policies to address and mitigate against the negative impact of global warming, rather than putting the emphasis on carbon trading and capping greenhouse-gas emissions.

Sea Rise Will Be Irreversible Over Next Several Thousand Years Due To Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2012-10-02 15:25:24

A groundbreaking study by a team of European researchers warns that greenhouse gas emissions will cause an irreversible rise in sea level over the next several thousand years.

Predictions Put To The Test By Climate Scientists
2012-09-19 08:21:49

A new study has found that climate-prediction models are good at predicting long-term climate patterns on a global scale but lose their edge when applied to time frames shorter than three decades and on sub-continental scales.

2012-07-05 00:42:08

The Sustainable Consumption Institute research claims food which families now take for granted, such as meat and fresh vegetables, could become too expensive for many if global temperatures rise in line with the current trends and reach 4°C within the lifetime of many people.


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