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2011-09-08 20:55:42

An international team of scientists, led by Dr Stephen Barker of Cardiff University, has produced a prediction of what climate records from Greenland might look like over the last 800,000 years.

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2011-07-18 14:12:07

Melting ice sheets contributed much more to rising sea levels than thermal expansion of warming ocean waters during the Last Interglacial Period, a UA-led team of researchers has found.

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2011-07-06 14:05:00

The question seems simple enough: What happens to the Earth's temperature when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels increase? The answer is elusive.

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2011-04-24 16:15:00

Scientists unexpectedly stumbled across data that could change the view of climate during the Eocene Epoch, some 50 million years ago.

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2011-03-22 06:00:00

Garbage mounds left by prehistoric humans might have driven the formation of many of the Florida Everglades' tree islands, distinctive havens of exceptional ecological richness in the sprawling marsh that are today threatened by human development.

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2011-03-11 10:10:30

The latest evidence of the dominant role humans play in changing Earth's climate comes not from observations of Earth's ocean, atmosphere or land surface, but from deep within its molten core.

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2011-01-29 11:42:34

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have discovered new details supporting the idea that mass extinction is linked to a cooling climate.

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2011-01-17 06:10:00

A team of researchers conducting an extensive study of growth rings in trees say there could be a link between the rise and fall of ancient civilizations and sudden shifts in Europe’s climate.

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2011-01-13 15:31:33

The magnitude of climate change during Earth’s deep past suggests that future temperatures may eventually rise far more than projected if society continues its pace of emitting greenhouse gases, a new analysis concludes.

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2010-10-12 23:05:00

Scientists at the University of Leicester are using an unusual resource to investigate ancient climates– prehistoric animal urine.


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