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Arctic sea ice at record low

Arctic sea ice at record low

Posted Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:30:21 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The Arctic ice cap is at an all time low and has fallen below four million square kilometres for the first time, according to new data.

Arctic sea ice at record low

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:48:11 GMT by Dave Armstrong

As IUCN publish the first of their expert verdicts in various reefs, another nail in the coffin of corals looks likely as the formal 2°C global warming limit is being broken.

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

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

Glaciers can respond quickly to rapid cooling or warming, according to a new study led by an American associate professor of geology.

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Posted Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:51:28 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coastal land-use conversion and degradation creates a new carbon source called 'blue carbon', adding to the amount of GHGs in the atmosphere.

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Drought and its consequences on river life

Drought and its consequences on river life

Posted Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:03:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Drought, leading to lower water levels may cause the collapse of freshwater food webs that support aquatic life in rivers.

Drought and its consequences on river life

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:12:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Lauren-Kristine Pryzant and John F. Bruno have written a book review on: Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change, outlining what we will have to do as sea-levels rise and coastal areas disappear.

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:21:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Desforestation in the Amazon basin could result in one-fifth less rainfall by 2050, UK researchers fear.

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean is now the smallest ever size seen since satellite monitoring of the Arctic polar cap started.

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

Food Security - the new catchphrase

Food Security - the new catchphrase

Posted Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The impact of climate change on food security. Too much CO2 and the need for more food due to an increasing population. Plants are the obvious answer.

Food Security - the new catchphrase

Carbon emissions soaked up by carbon sinks

Carbon emissions soaked up by carbon sinks

Posted Sat, 04 Aug 2012 11:08:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Earth and nature help us out by continuing to soak up carbon emissions. Carbon sinks, such as oceans and forests are still soaking up half of the greenhouse gases produced by human activity.

Carbon emissions soaked up by carbon sinks

Huge Antarctic rift provides clues on ice loss

Huge Antarctic rift provides clues on ice loss

Posted Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:46:58 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A massive ancient ice rift, up to one mile deep in places, has been found in Antarctica. The rift basin is linked to the warming ocean that effects ice flow, say the British scientists that found it.

Huge Antarctic rift provides clues on ice loss

97% of Greenland's surface ice melts in two weeks

97% of Greenland's surface ice melts in two weeks

Posted Wed, 25 Jul 2012 09:44:30 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A record 97% of Greenland's surface ice sheet melted during two weeks in July - the most recorded since records began, according to data from NASA satellites.

97% of Greenland's surface ice melts in two weeks

North American Atlantic hotspot of accelerated rate sea-level rise

North American Atlantic hotspot of accelerated rate sea-level rise

Posted Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:48:58 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New research finds a hotspot of accelerated rate sea-level rise (SLR) in the ocean off the North American Atlantic coast. The actual accelerated rate of SLR occurs along a 1000km stretch north from Cape Hatteras in North Carolina to Cape Cod near Boston, MA.

North American Atlantic hotspot of accelerated rate sea-level rise

Bridging the greenhouse-gas emissions gap at Rio+20

Bridging the greenhouse-gas emissions gap at Rio+20

Posted Tue, 19 Jun 2012 12:02:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Ecofys have published a new paper in the journal 'Nature Climate Change' outlining 21 initiatives to greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

Bridging the greenhouse-gas emissions gap at Rio+20

Changing climate alters wildfire risks, says study

Changing climate alters wildfire risks, says study

Posted Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:43:34 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Climate change is likely to cause large areas of the Earth to suffer increased wildfires, while in the rainforest, heavy rainfall could reduce the danger, according to a new study.

Changing climate alters wildfire risks, says study

Blue Carbon

Blue Carbon

Posted Tue, 29 May 2012 14:44:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Oceanic flora and vegetation like terrestrial forests are carbon sequesters, they store tons of carbon, blue carbon. In the climate change debate the impacts to air have dominated, with water not having featured as a critical medium of impact.

Blue Carbon

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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

Costing 21st Century coastal flooding

Posted Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:16:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Bringing soot and methane on board, post-Kyoto

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 18:30:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Japan is Leading the Emissions Reduction Race

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

Bridging the greenhouse-gas emissions gap at Rio+20

Posted Tue, 19 Jun 2012 12:02:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Remember, remember those snows in December

Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Ice-free Arctic dangers of a 'cold war'

Posted Sun, 05 May 2013 09:28:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

How thawing permafrost can increase CO2 emissions and accelerate climate change

Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:50:21 GMT by Michael Evans

New age for ice spotters as satellites map Antarctic

Posted Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:25:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Sea-levels to be driven higher by warming currents undermining ice-shelves

Posted Sun, 03 Jul 2011 17:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Devastating start to US tornado season - a warning?

Posted Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:49:13 GMT by Martin Leggett

Global climate affects stability of modern societies

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:41:00 GMT by Louise Murray