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2009-02-15 20:04:01

Earth is warming faster than scientists have predicted, in part because industrial greenhouse gas emissions have increased, U.S.

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2009-02-15 07:45:00

According to a top climate scientist, warnings about global warming have not been severe enough.

2009-01-30 17:03:50

Greenhouse gases are putting oceans at risk of becoming too acidic to support reefs and marine life, scientists at a U.N.

2009-01-21 12:18:53

Despite ongoing harsh winter conditions in North America and Europe, a survey finds a consensus among scientists that global warming continues unabated. The University of Illinois-Chicago surveyed an international group of 3,146 earth scientists and found overwhelming agreement that during the past 200-plus years, mean global temperatures have been rising, and that human activity is a ongoing significant contributing factor in changing mean global temperatures. The survey was conducted by...

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2009-01-20 09:25:00

While the harsh winter pounding many areas of North America and Europe seemingly contradicts the fact that global warming continues unabated, a new survey finds consensus among scientists about the reality of climate change and its likely cause.

2009-01-19 16:23:54

A wide range of Earth scientists say humans contribute significantly to global warming, suggests a poll conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago. The poll should dispel doubts by some that a consensus about global warming exists among scientists, said Peter Doran, a University of Illinois

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2008-12-19 14:45:00

The United States could suffer the effects of abrupt climate changes within decades — sooner than some previously thought - says a new government report.

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2008-12-15 08:20:00

Global warming has turned into a major ticking time bomb for President-elect Barack Obama.

2008-12-11 14:00:10

Nearly 1,000 scientists from Canada and 15 other nations are in Quebec for the Arctic Change 2008 International Conference. Climate change and its impacts are accelerating at unexpected rates with global consequences, conference officials said Thursday.

2008-11-25 12:17:07

The first comprehensive reconstruction of an extreme warm period shows the sensitivity of the climate system to changes in carbon dioxide levels


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