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Warming potential of clouds could explain how Earth thawed out

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:54

Scientists have found that the greenhouse potential of clouds, which had been overlooked in previous research, could explain how a Snowball Earth may have melted.

Glaciation not related to carbon isotopic ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 16:42

Washington: The large changes in the carbon isotopic composition of carbonates which occurred prior to the major climatic event more than 500 million years ago, known as `Snowball Earth`.

Global warming likely to delay next ice age

Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 12:27

Researchers have warned that unprecedented levels of greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere are disrupting normal patterns of glaciation.