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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Global warming likely to be slower than predicted
Global average temperatures will warm about 20 per cent more slowly than expected over the coming de...
Longest-ever Everest ice core to study climate change
Scientists have obtained the longest ice core ever from the Mount Everest, measuring 142 metres, alo...
Global warming likely to be slower than earlier predicted
Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower tempe...
It`s official! Humans caused global warming
Over 2000 papers were rated and among those that discussed the cause of recent global warming, 97 pe...
Global warming causes North Pole shift: Study
A new study that has been published in the Geophysical Research Letters, has found that the location...
Mount Everest losing its cloak of ice and snow
Mount Everest is shedding its frozen cloak as its glaciers have shrunk at an alarming rate of 13% ov...
Climate change could leave hundreds of millions homeless
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands...
Scientists warn over Arctic Ocean’s rapid acidification
Scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) on Monday warned over the rapi...
Global warming could affect rainfall patterns
A NASA-led modelling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global ...
2012 was the 9th warmest year on record: WMO
UN’s weather agency has released its annual report, in which 2012 has been declared as the ninth-war...
Climate chief warns of `urgency` as CO2 levels rise
The UN`s climate chief called for urgency today as she opened a new round of global talks amid warni...
`Using grocery delivery services cuts carbon emission by half`
University of Washington engineers have found that using a grocery delivery service can cut carbon d...
Plants moderate climate warming: Study
As temperatures warm, plants release gases that help form clouds and cool the atmosphere, according ...
Global cooling trend ended in 19th century
Analysis of 2,000 years of climate records has found that a long-term cooling trend ended late in th...
Earth Day 2013: 20th century warmest in 1,400 yrs
Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet`s surface ...
Climate change negotiations painfully slow: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the goal of stabilising global temperatures at acceptab...
Antarctic summer ice melting 10 times faster: Study
Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, a new study showe...
Global warming to cause starvation of millions in Asia, Africa
Millions of people might face starvation by 2050 as a result of extreme temperature globally.
Wine production to fall due to global warming: Study
Researchers have warmed production of wine could drastically fall due to the change in global weathe...
Arctic Ocean records all time fifth lowest wintertime sea ice extent
After a record melt season last year, the Arctic Ocean`s icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on re...
Low-level clouds behind Greenland`s record-breaking ice melt in 2012
The culprit that caused the record-shattering level of ice melting in Greenland in 2012 may have bee...
Summer melt season `getting longer on Antarctic Peninsula`
A new research from the Antarctic Peninsula has shown that the summer melt season has been getting l...
Climate swings contribute more to increased monsoon rainfall
Natural swings in the climate have significantly intensified Northern Hemisphere monsoon rainfall.
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed `permanently`
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed permanently due to climate change and the development of coal ...
Tropical forests more resilient to global warming than thought
Tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass - plants and plant material - in response to greenh...
Arunachal villages disappearing as rivers changing course
A number of hamlets in the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh and upper Assam have disappeared under wat...
Earth`s hot spell unlike anything in 11,000 years
A study has found that the Earth is on track to becoming the hottest it has been at any time in the ...
Giant Arctic camel`s fossil found
Canadian paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant camel that lived in the A...
Global warming to open unexpected shipping routes in Arctic: Study
Global warming will make frigid shipping routes much more accessible than ever imagined by melting a...
`Volcanoes keeping a lid on global warming`
Sulphur dioxide emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world can mask some of the effects of g...
Volcanic eruptions halted global warming during 2000-10
Dozens of volcanoes spewing sulfur dioxide may be the reason why Earth did not warm as much as scien...
`Blood test` for corals to measure impact of warming
Researchers are developing a "blood test" for corals to measure how they are being affected by clima...
Arunachal apples losing taste due to climate change
Popular for its sweetness, apples produced in the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh are now gradu...
Siberian thaw likely to worsen global warming
A rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius in mercury is likely to melt the permanently frozen ground over a larg...
China to tax carbon emissions
China will impose a new tax on carbon-dioxide emissions as part of policies aimed at protecting the ...
Jurassic records yield clues to global warming
Findings from fieldwork along the North Yorkshire coast reveal strong parallels between the Early Ju...
New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`
Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could aff...
Climate change, severe threat to marine turtles
Scientists have sounded the alarm over the mounting threat to marine turtle populations worldwide fr...
Practical policy changes can help reduce greenhouse gas
Cities across the globe can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by implementing aggressive...
Does global warming cause asteroids to fall?
The effects of global warming may stretch far beyond Earth and reach meteorites millions of miles aw...
Freak cyclone delinked from record low for Arctic sea ice
A new study has delinked an unusually large summer cyclone originating in Siberia from last year`s r...
Some corals surviving higher temperatures
Some coral reefs in the Arabian or Persian Gulf are surviving harsher temperatures, even though many...
Afforestation can mitigate climate change locally: Study
Planting deciduous trees in tree-deficit areas could bring about cooler and wetter summers and mitig...
Global warming leading to extreme rainfall
As temperatures rise, the intensity of extreme rainfall is increasing across the globe, according to...
`Ozone thinning has changed ocean circulation`
A hole in the Antarctic ozone layer has changed the way waters in the southern oceans mix, which sci...
`South Asian nations need to work together on climate change`
South Asian countries need to cooperate more with each other to make meaningful improvement on share...
Heat from cities alter weather thousands of miles away
Scientists have concluded that the heat generated by everyday activities in metropolitan areas alter...
Global warming `less extreme than feared`
New findings from a Norwegian project on climate calculations indicate a lowered estimate of probabl...
Greenland ice cores provide vision of `warmer` future world
Ice cores drilled in the Greenland ice sheet are giving scientists their clearest insight to a world...
Global warming means more snow for Siberia
Siberia is famous for its long winters and massive snowfalls, but now global warming could mean even...
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