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2009-12-08 11:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, a charitable organization dedicated to preventing poverty in the Bay Area, announced a $1 million donation from the Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation.

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2009-09-30 06:03:09

At an Oxford University climate conference, experts announced that sea levels across the globe will almost inevitably rise more than 6 feet.

2009-09-24 08:48:44

Humanity needs to act now to avoid threats to human well-being caused by irreversible damage to the Earth, its climate, species and life-supporting systems.

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2009-09-02 14:53:50

What do abrupt changes in ocean circulation and Earth's climate, shifts in wildlife populations and ecosystems, the global finance market and its system-wide crashes, and asthma attacks and epileptic seizures have in common?

2009-08-24 17:04:16

The article “Tipping elements in the Earth’s climate system” has been named one of the most highly-cited in the field of Geosciences published during the past two years.

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2009-03-17 15:36:29

A poll of experts finds that a dramatic climate shift such as the death of the Amazon forest or the disappearance of Greenland’s ice is more than 50 percent likely during the next 200 years under the worst case global warming scenarios.

2009-02-23 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world is quickly approaching tipping points for abrupt climate changes, perhaps even within a few years, according to the United Nation's Environmental Program's (UNEP) just-released Year Book 2009.

2008-12-11 16:34:00

Poznan Panel of Experts Discuss Importance of Black Carbon, the Montreal Protocol, Biochar, and Methane as Part of Global Climate Strategy POZNAN, Poland, Dec.

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2008-12-03 09:20:00

Soot is tarnishing the ice in the Arctic and adding a swiftness to the melting that could cause the ocean in the North Pole to be without any ice well before 2050, experts announced on Tuesday.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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