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Predictions Put To The Test By Climate Scientists
2012-09-19 08:21:49

A new study has found that climate-prediction models are good at predicting long-term climate patterns on a global scale but lose their edge when applied to time frames shorter than three decades and on sub-continental scales.

2012-08-24 23:00:14

The current drought crisis has prompted the World Meteorological Organization to push for international adoption of drought-management policies.

Global Temperatures On The Rise
2011-11-30 07:00:38

The UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued a new report, the annual World Meteorological Organization Statement on the Status of the Global Climate.

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.

Climate Change Has Already Boosted Heat Waves And Rainfall
2011-11-19 06:12:09

According to a report by U.N. scientists, man-made climate change has already boosted heat waves and flood-provoking rainfall and is likely to contribute to future natural disasters.

2011-09-09 14:00:00

Nobel Laureate Dr.

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2011-08-11 12:29:40

According to MIT researchers, the most recent global climate report fails to capture the reality of the changing Arctic seascape.

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2011-06-14 08:25:00

A United Nations report released Tuesday calls for fast action on reducing emissions of black carbon, ground level ozone and methane to help limit near term global temperature rise preventing the Earth from overheating.

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2011-06-09 13:12:23

Experts said a UN plan to upgrade "space weather" forecasts can help the world cope with solar storms that might rack up to $2 trillion in damages.

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2011-05-23 13:45:00

The UN weather agency said on Monday that the La Nina weather pattern is easing and there are no signs that suggest a resurgence in the coming months.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.