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2014-07-28 10:19:39

Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth's climate system across a "tipping point," where rapid melting of ice and further warming may become irreversible -- a hotly debated scenario with an unclear picture of what this point of no return may look like.

2014-03-07 12:27:35

Box, Dropbox, Google, IfOnly, Jawbone, LinkedIn, POPSUGAR, Inc.

2014-02-11 12:29:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

Seasonal Drying In The Amazon Has Greater Impact Than Thought
2013-10-22 07:05:04

New research suggests that the southern part of the Amazon rainforest faces a higher risk of dieback as a result of seasonal drying than reported by climate models used by the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Siberia Could Experience Widespread Permafrost Thaw Due To Global Warming
2013-02-23 09:07:48

Oxford University scientists say that a global temperature rise of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit could thaw the ground over a large area of Siberia, threatening the release of carbon from soil.

2013-01-07 10:57:12

As they typically result from severe external perturbations, it is of vital interest how stable the most desirable state is.

State Of The Planet
2012-03-28 04:40:05

Scientists describe humanity's global impact as 'The Great Acceleration' and offer ominous outlook: An uncertain future on a much hotter world.


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