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IPCC 2007 Estimates Of Global Warming Challenged By Scientists
2011-11-25 13:02:28

According to a new study published this week in Science, the rate of global warming from doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be less than previous estimates.

Greenhouse Gases Reach Record Highs, WMO Reports
2011-11-22 06:15:52

Carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide levels reached record highs in 2010, surpassing what experts had previously called the worst-case scenario for these greenhouse gases.

2011-10-28 04:20:35

New NSF grants seek to improve predictions of climate change and how it will affect Earth's future.

Global Temps Projected To Increase By 2 Degrees
2011-10-24 09:34:13

Researchers have warned that if greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, global temperatures could exceed “safe” levels of two degrees Celsius in some regions of the world by 2060.

2011-10-19 10:33:25

Cities release more heat to the atmosphere than the rural vegetated areas around them, but how much influence these urban "heat islands" have on global warming has been a matter of debate.

2011-10-17 14:17:52

Climate change poses an immediate, grave and escalating threat to the health and security of people around the globe and must be tackled urgently.

Image 1 - Sea Levels Will Continue To Rise For 500 Years
2011-10-17 08:42:23

Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures.

Poll Finds Majority of Europeans Concerned Over Climate Change
2011-10-08 05:50:27

A majority of Europeans believe that climate change is one of the world's biggest problems, and one-in-five feel that it is the most serious issue facing the planet today.

Global Warming Costs For Canada Looking Grim
2011-10-03 10:40:39

A new analysis of Canadian trends in the growth of greenhouse gas emissions, population and the economy, in the context of climate change science, a troubling report is causing the Canadian government to sit up and take serious notice of climate trends.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.