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Latest World Meteorological Organization Stories

urban sprawl in Las Vegas
2014-08-21 03:00:23

As climate change alters habitats for birds and bees and everything in between, so too does the way humans decide to use land.

2014-04-01 23:32:33

Friends of Science are advising the public to keep calm and carry on despite frightening climate predictions coming out of recent Yokahama IPCC Working Group II Climate Change meetings.

2014-03-25 23:36:59

In a head-spinning announcement the UN’s World Meteorological Organization issued statements claiming extreme weather events of the past year were consistent with human-induced climate change,

Blending Synthetic Air To Measure Climate Change
2014-02-27 09:59:21

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change.

2014-02-06 23:27:23

Responding to hyperbolic rhetoric on climate change by Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, Friends of Science point out that her comments are not supported by the recent

2014-02-04 23:30:59

Friends of Science have issued a new report “97% Consensus? No! Global Warming Math Myths and Social Proofs” revealing that only 1-3% of scientists in 3 of 4 "consensus" surveys

2013-11-22 11:37:17

In contrast, for a scenario with strong emissions reductions, experts expect a sea-level rise of 40-60 centimeters by 2100 and 60-100 centimeters by 2300.

2013 One Of The Warmest Years Record
2013-11-14 10:59:08

As you raise a glass this New Year’s Eve, you may want to toast to 2013 as being one of the warmest years since modern records began in 1850.

2013-10-16 23:02:36

A panel of 50 scientists from 15 countries says the newest report on climate change from the United Nations is filled with concessions that its past predictions were too extreme and contains “at

UN Report Humans Mostly Responsible Climate Change
2013-09-27 09:48:52

A new UN report states that global warming is "unequivocal" and it is "extremely likely" that human activities are the main driver of this epic warming.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.