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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

Now climate change threatens turtles

Now climate change threatens turtles

Posted Fri, 25 May 2012 16:06:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Leatherback turtles have to dig through 80cm of sand after hatching on the beach. Hotter dryer conditions associated with changes in climate are making this increasingly difficult.

Now climate change threatens turtles

New system to verify urban CO2 cuts

New system to verify urban CO2 cuts

Posted Mon, 14 May 2012 19:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A new system of measuring urban carbon dioxide levels could help verify reductions if a global treaty to limit emissions is ever agreed.

New system to verify urban CO2 cuts

Geoengineering: Paint particles plan to fight climate change

Geoengineering: Paint particles plan to fight climate change

Posted Fri, 11 May 2012 15:26:16 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A geoengineering solution to climate change. Fine titanium dioxide particles transported into the upper atmosphere by giant balloons could help combat climate change, says a UK chemical engineer.

Geoengineering: Paint particles plan to fight climate change

West Antarctic ice shelf - a nudge and a push from collapse?

West Antarctic ice shelf - a nudge and a push from collapse?

Posted Thu, 10 May 2012 20:51:22 GMT by Martin Leggett

An important ice shelf responsible for pinning back much of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is in danger of collapse, according to new studies out today. Ice-penetrating radar has discovered giant pools of sea-water underneath much of the ice shelf; models suggest that warm waters melting it from beneath may cause the shelf to give way. That could potentially open the gates to the great mass of ice stacked up behind it - and more significant sea level rises.

West Antarctic ice shelf - a nudge and a push from collapse?

Glacier melt 'less serious' study suggests

Glacier melt 'less serious' study suggests

Posted Fri, 04 May 2012 09:57:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The melting of Greenland's glaciers is slower than scientists previously thought and so may not present such a serious threat to rising sea levels, according to University of Washington research.

Glacier melt 'less serious' study suggests

British weather watch

British weather watch

Posted Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:10:00 GMT by Michael Evans

British weather is unpredictable and in spite of what appears to be one of the wettest Aprils on record, water restrictions continue to be in place.

British weather watch

Warm ocean currents and Antarctic ice loss

Warm ocean currents and Antarctic ice loss

Posted Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:37:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study on ice loss in Antarctica by the British Antarctic Survey confirms what we already know about the effects of global warming but it differentiates between the effects of ocean currents, their cause and the air temperature effects at the ice surface.

Warm ocean currents and Antarctic ice loss

Secrets of how the last ice age ended

Secrets of how the last ice age ended

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

Increased carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere played a bigger part in ending the last ice age than changes in the Earth's orbit, say American researchers.

Secrets of how the last ice age ended

Carbon in Polar permafrost 'behind ancient global warming'

Carbon in Polar permafrost 'behind ancient global warming'

Posted Sat, 07 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Thawed Polar permafrost, which stored massive amounts of carbon, may have caused global warming 55 million years ago, say a team of scientists.

Carbon in Polar permafrost 'behind ancient global warming'

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Our climate change is related to deep ocean currents and glaciations

Posted Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

If you can't stand the heat..

Posted Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Flood the Pacific islands or don't sell your coal!

Posted Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:29:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sea ice helps carbon absorption

Posted Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Climate change affects islands, but one snail hangs on.

Posted Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:14:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Soil carbon is lost with global warming

Posted Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:52:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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 UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?

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

A review of climatic history following a new look at Antarctic ice cores

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 12:33:00 GMT by Michael Evans

India and Bangladesh: 'Extreme risk' from climate change

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

No hiding for cattle methane culprits

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 17:50:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

River water hundreds of miles off course

Posted Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:52:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

New study backs Arctic climate models

Posted Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:06:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

CO2 release may be too fast for environment to cope say geologists

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 15:22:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Farmer's count the cost of drought

Posted Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:00:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Jet contrails major contributor to aviation's effect on climate

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:01:01 GMT by Louise Murray

NASA discovers an alarming anomaly in ozone depletion

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 11:20:00 GMT by Dave Collier