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Glaciers in meltdown

Glaciers in meltdown

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:43:00 GMT by Louise Murray

Glaciers are shrinking fastest in Alaska and Patagonia in South America states a new report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), thinning by 35 and 25 m since 1960. Almost half the world's population depends on rivers that originate in glaciers and snow.

Glaciers in meltdown

Secrets Under The Gulf

Secrets Under The Gulf

Posted Fri, 17 Dec 2010 08:35:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Research suggests that climate change 7500 years ago created the (Persian) Gulf and flooded out an early civilisation. The Persian Gulf, or 'The Gulf' as it is now known, is relatively young in geological terms, being created around 8,000 years ago, probably as a result of some historic climate change causing the Indian Ocean to swallow up the whole area.

Secrets Under The Gulf

Fire Disaster in Israel Blamed on Predicted Climate Change

Fire Disaster in Israel Blamed on Predicted Climate Change

Posted Fri, 17 Dec 2010 07:33:02 GMT by Michael Evans

Researcher blames devastating Israeli forest fire on predicted climate change. December 2010 will be remembered in Israel as the month of the disastrous fire that swept through the beautiful Carmel Mountains near Haifa. As fire raged through the area, a national disaster was declared and there was an international call for assistance.

Fire Disaster in Israel Blamed on Predicted Climate Change

New Monitoring System For Tasmania's Oceans

New Monitoring System For Tasmania's Oceans

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:05:04 GMT by Emma McNeil

The rich waters of the oceans surrounding Tasmania are to be monitored by a new state-of-the-art system, including autonomous undersea robotic vehicles, as scientists work to gather more information about this remarkable aquatic region. The new system for monitoring and observing the waters around the island is coming from the new Australian Integrated Observing System.

New Monitoring System For Tasmania's Oceans

Living Buildings: Cladding buildings to help combat effects of climate change

Living Buildings: Cladding buildings to help combat effects of climate change

Posted Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:37:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Research at the University of Greenwich and others is investigating the use of ethical synthetic biology to greate 'living' materials that can be used to clad buildings. University of Greenwich School of Architecture and Construction is poised to use ethical synthetic biology to create 'living' materials that could be used to clad buildings and help combat the effects of climate change.

Living Buildings: Cladding buildings to help combat effects of climate change

Northern Wildfires Threaten Runaway Climate Change

Northern Wildfires Threaten Runaway Climate Change

Posted Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:10:01 GMT by Michael Evans

A warmer climate is leading to an increase in forest fires in northern latitudes, which in turn is leading to an increase in the release of carbon currently trapped in tundra and permafrost. This is the first study to reveal that wild forest fires that are a regular feature of the 18.5 million hectares of Alaska's interior have become more severe in the last ten years.

Northern Wildfires Threaten Runaway Climate Change

New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?

New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:55:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

A new UN climate law Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is being protesd by various environmental groups as being detrimental for the climate policies already in place. Groups like the Global Justice Ecological Programme say that the REDD is being pushed by powerful interests to allow continued pollution, since industrial countries can offset their emissions by paying poor countries with forests to plant trees to absorb the carbon.

New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?

Japan is Leading the Emissions Reduction Race

Japan is Leading the Emissions Reduction Race

Posted Thu, 09 Dec 2010 09:25:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

Japan reports impressive gains in reduction of greenhouse gas emissions at the GLOBE International legislators group meeting in Mexico City midway through the Cancun climate summit though officially they dont want to be a part of the extension of the Kyoto Protocol after the first phase expires in 2012.

Japan is Leading the Emissions Reduction Race

Invasive Species and Climate Change

Invasive Species and Climate Change

Posted Mon, 06 Dec 2010 10:00:00 GMT by Michael Evans

How climate change can give a boost to non-native species with potentially devastating results. A recent study indicates that a combination of a warmer world, more extreme weather and higher levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have the potential to devastate ecosystems.

Invasive Species and Climate Change

Cancun Climate Conference: Extreme heat events will be the norm

Cancun Climate Conference: Extreme heat events will be the norm

Posted Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:50:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

The World Meteorological Organisation this week reported to the UN climate conference in Mexico that the weather trends highlight a very likely increase in the frequency and intensity of heat waves around the world.

Cancun Climate Conference: Extreme heat events will be the norm

India and Bangladesh: 'Extreme risk' from climate change

India and Bangladesh: 'Extreme risk' from climate change

Posted Wed, 01 Dec 2010 10:45:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

The Climate Change Vulnerability Index is prepared on the basis of calculated vulnerability of countries to the effects of climate change in the next 30 years.

India and Bangladesh: 'Extreme risk' from climate change

Cancun delegates should adjust to reality of 4°C temperature rise

Cancun delegates should adjust to reality of 4°C temperature rise

Posted Wed, 01 Dec 2010 09:30:01 GMT by David Hewitt

A collection of new papers welcoming world leaders to Cancun effectively argue that this latest round of climate change talks should be seen almost as a damage limitation exercise. Up to one billion people around the world are set to lose their homes over the next 90 years as a result of ongoing failures to cut back on carbon emissions.

Cancun delegates should adjust to reality of 4°C temperature rise

Narwhals used to explore frozen arctic waters

Narwhals used to explore frozen arctic waters

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 11:40:00 GMT by Louise Murray

Narwhals are being used to explore the waters under the frozen arctic ocean and report in on under ice winter temperatures previously only possible using costly icebreaker cruises or helicopter charters, filling a vital hole in climate data for the rapidly warming region.

Narwhals used to explore frozen arctic waters

Current climate change models may be overly-optimistic

Current climate change models may be overly-optimistic

Posted Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:25:02 GMT by David Hewitt

A team of US scientists have warned that, as cloud cover becomes increasingly-thinner, global warming is likely to accelerate at a higher-than-anticipated rate.

Current climate change models may be overly-optimistic

Developed nations falling behind on Copenhagen climate promises

Developed nations falling behind on Copenhagen climate promises

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:18:00 GMT by David Hewitt

With the UN Cancun summit just around the corner, a London NGO has argued that developed nations are still a long way off meeting their promises to help developing nations guard against the threats posed by climate change.

Developed nations falling behind on Copenhagen climate promises

Doomsday climate change messages make public skeptical

Doomsday climate change messages make public skeptical

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 01:00:53 GMT by David Hewitt

Far from urging the public to take action, emotional and shocking messages about the threats posed by climate change may deter people from working to minimise their carbon footprints, US scientists beleive.

Doomsday climate change messages make public skeptical

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WMO and others at Montreal climate change conference

Posted Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Trees lose out to climate change

Posted Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Relicts are natural ecological laboratories

Posted Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:11:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Oceania sinks, and like New Zealand, we have to help

Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:48:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

New Atlantic/Pacific climate links cause US and island calamity

Posted Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:09:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The emperor has no ice

Posted Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:20:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Ice influence will prevent some cold spells

Posted Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:26:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Even more carbon emitted from tropical forests!

Posted Mon, 26 May 2014 07:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Melting Antarctic ice and sea levels

Posted Fri, 09 May 2014 14:41:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Climate change and permafrost loss

Posted Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:35:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Global warming can lead to a colder Britain

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:19:02 GMT by Michael Evans

COP 18 destination announcement

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:56:31 GMT by Michelle Simon

Is the clock ticking on Earth Hour?

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:21:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Global warming and habitat choice

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2012 23:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

COP 17: African Group negotiators protecting climate victims

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:03:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Arctic coasts slipping away

Posted Sun, 17 Apr 2011 23:00:00 GMT by Louise Murray

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Posted Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:00:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Secrets of how the last ice age ended

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:07:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The world will get warmer, deal with it

Posted Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:48:00 GMT by David Hewitt

The tenth warmest year ever is: 2011

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 19:40:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop