Latest Paleoclimatologists Stories
Researchers are beginning their analysis of what are probably the first successful ice cores drilled to bedrock from a glacier in the eastern European Alps.
One of the worldâ€™s foremost experts on climate change is warning that if humans donâ€™t moderate their use of fossil fuels, there is a real possibility that we will face the environmental, societal and economic consequences of climate change faster than we can adapt to them.
Glaciologists who drilled through an ice cap perched precariously on the edge of a 16,000-foot-high Indonesian mountain ridge say that the ice field could vanish within in the next few years, another victim of global climate change.
The majestic snow-capped summits of Africaâ€™s Mount Kilimanjaro are melting quickly â€” so quickly, in fact, that the ancient mountainâ€™s ice sheet could completely disappear within 20 years.
Massive burning of forests for agriculture thousands of years ago may have increased atmospheric carbon dioxide enough to alter global climate and usher in a warming trend that continues today, according to a new study that appears online Aug. 17 in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews.
An earth sciences professor at Ohio State University was named Tuesday to receive a National Medal of Science from the White House, the university announced.
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