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2011-04-13 06:30:00

A top climate specialist with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Tuesday that despite variations in predictions of climate change trends, Europe should take action over the increase in droughts and floods across the union.

2011-04-07 22:03:04

Social scientists are struggling with a perplexing earth-science question: as the power of evidence showing manmade global warming is rising, why do opinion polls suggest public belief in the findings is wavering?

2011-03-24 20:09:50

Recent climate modeling has shown that reducing the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would give the Earth a wetter climate in the short term.

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2011-03-10 07:55:00

The deadly heat wave that crippled Russia last summer was due to a natural atmospheric phenomenon often associated with weather extremes and not directly caused by global warming.

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2011-02-16 10:00:00

New University of Washington research has found that the world is already committed to a warmer climate because of emissions that have occurred up to now.

2011-02-15 00:02:49

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) endorses President Barack Obama’s 2012 budget request. Washington, D.C.

2011-01-24 15:39:46

The Roman Conquest, the Black Death and the discovery of America – by modifying the nature of the forests – have had a significant impact on the environment.

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2010-12-08 12:05:00

One of the world’s foremost experts on climate change is warning that if humans don’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.

2010-11-30 08:27:24

Representatives from 194 countries have gathered at the 2010 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, to continue working towards tackling climate change.


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