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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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One positive change, but emissions give centuries of rising sea-levels

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:55:00 GMT by JW. Dowey

The Polar Bear Future-what can we conserve?

Posted Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:40:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.

Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:40:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How is Your Climate/Can You Help Avoid the Worst Year in History?

Posted Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:30:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Climate Mitigation from Agriculture is Limited.

Posted Tue, 17 May 2016 09:40:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How hot is the earth now?

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Antarctic penguin loss reported to be severe.

Posted Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:20:26 GMT by Paul Robinson

Lake disappears as Bolivia dries up.

Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:08:19 GMT by JW Dowey

Bleaching: a coral health and recovery guide

Posted Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:22:33 GMT by JW.Dowey

Sun spot decrease is not an ice age say scientists

Posted Sun, 19 Jun 2011 14:52:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

China's double-edged climate weapon

Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2011 13:21:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Forests still sucking it up, when it comes to carbon

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Projected California megastorm given added edge by climate change

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 12:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Horn of Africa faces more extreme future - a tale from the lake

Posted Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Using icebergs to solve southern European water shortages

Posted Thu, 30 Jun 2011 21:49:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

Posted Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:10:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Cancun Climate Conference: Extreme heat events will be the norm

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

COP 17/ CMP 7: Day 1, Durban

Posted Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:49:14 GMT by Michelle Simon