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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'

Global warming and habitat choice

Global warming and habitat choice

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

New study on European butterflies looks at the effects of global warming on habitat choice. The research investigates if butterflies are able to respond to climate changes by making use of microclimates in their current habitats.

Global warming and habitat choice

Greenhouse gases 'warmed Earth billions of years ago'

Greenhouse gases 'warmed Earth billions of years ago'

Posted Wed, 28 Mar 2012 17:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Greenhouse gases raised temperatures on Earth three billion years ago, scientist believe after investigating fossilised raindrop impressions.

Greenhouse gases 'warmed Earth billions of years ago'

Devastating start to US tornado season - a warning?

Devastating start to US tornado season - a warning?

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

After 100 tornadoes gouged their way across the US last week, 2012 is looking like it may outdo last year's woeful tornado toll - which earned 2011 the moniker 'The Year of the Tornado'. That has many asking whether global warming will play a hand in producing more stormy sequels in the years to come.

Devastating start to US tornado season - a warning?

How Climate Change can affect Human Evolution

How Climate Change can affect Human Evolution

Posted Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:17:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The way that human evolution has historically adapted to climate change and the prevailing environment and the way that modern humans persistently modify their environment and ignore the consequences of changes to the global climate, thus risking the future existance of the human race.

How Climate Change can affect Human Evolution

Dragonflies and Damselflies disperse in the heat

Dragonflies and Damselflies disperse in the heat

Posted Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:31:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study looks at how water habitats affect the dispersal ability of animals. The hypothesis tested is if dragonflies and damselflies are able to adapt more quickly to recent climate change where the water is still or lentic.

Dragonflies and Damselflies disperse in the heat

Gauging the Effects of Climate Change on Corals and Coral Extinction

Gauging the Effects of Climate Change on Corals and Coral Extinction

Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:33:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study looks at how coral responds to climate change. Living corals at risk are urgent problems for scientists struggling to cope with our growing coral reef conservation problems.

Gauging the Effects of Climate Change on Corals and Coral Extinction

Unique fish are dealt a dodgy deal

Unique fish are dealt a dodgy deal

Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

For three species in the family Notthenioidae, a bleak outlook once again threatens. Climate change is about to deal a double evolutionary deal on a group of Antarctic animals that have adapted well to the icy environment only to lose out to global warming.

Unique fish are dealt a dodgy deal

WSJ letter downplaying global warming is a call to play with fire

WSJ letter downplaying global warming is a call to play with fire

Posted Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:34:31 GMT by Martin Leggett

'No need to panic' when it comes to global warming, exclaimed 16 scientists, in a letter to the Wall Street Journal. Unfortunately that isn't a signal to put away the worry beads. There's barely a climate scientist among the signatories, and their critique relies on the rewarmed leftovers of skeptical claims - long since shown to be wrong-headed. It's time to move beyond the shrieks of the 1% climate change deniers, before the climate itself denies us any chance of holding onto a safe secure future.

WSJ letter downplaying global warming is a call to play with fire

Tropical deforestation carbon release 'overestimated'

Tropical deforestation carbon release 'overestimated'

Posted Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:54:28 GMT by Adrian Bishop

American scientists have created the first 'wall-to-wall' carbon storage map that shows tropical vegetation contains 21% more carbon than previously thought and that up to 12% less carbon may have been released into the atmosphere due to deforestation.

Tropical deforestation carbon release 'overestimated'

Release of the first UK government report on Climate Change

Release of the first UK government report on Climate Change

Posted Thu, 26 Jan 2012 16:39:01 GMT by Claire Dunn

The UK CCRA (Climate Change Risk Assessment) has released the first UK focused report on the effects of climate change upon the UK climate and the UK economy.

Release of the first UK government report on Climate Change

Remember, remember those snows in December

Remember, remember those snows in December

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

New research provides insight into the last two decades' weather. Global warming is producing warmer autumns that cause colder winters.

Remember, remember those snows in December

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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

Winners and losers in the great warming!

Posted Fri, 03 Jan 2014 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Remember November? it was HOT

Posted Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

COP19 descends to walk-outs

Posted Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:16:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The players on the Warsaw pitch

Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:55:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Ozone likely to threaten European forests as climate warms

Posted Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:18:00 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

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

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

Food Security - the new catchphrase

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

New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?

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

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Posted Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:06:32 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Burping cows depleting ozone layer, Irish study finds

Posted Wed, 05 Jan 2011 13:00:47 GMT by Astrid Madsen

Fire Disaster in Israel Blamed on Predicted Climate Change

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

Damaged coastal wetlands means bad news for our climate

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:39:01 GMT by Ruth Hendry