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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

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

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Planktonic growth and fishy futures.

Posted Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:30:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Feet get wet quicker now!

Posted Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:10:09 GMT by Paul Robinson

Heat kills more when it is humid.

Posted Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

UK or Republican “deniers” are worst?

Posted Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Methane danger in undersea permafrost .

Posted Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:41:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mama Mia Mantis

Posted Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:37:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

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

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

Ice influence will prevent some cold spells

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

In the ocean depths: scientists track global warming's 'missing heat'

Posted Mon, 19 Sep 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Projected California megastorm given added edge by climate change

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

Atlantic's 'cauldron of climate change' brewing up a new mix of fish

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:40:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Climate change awareness down in Europe

Posted Fri, 13 May 2011 09:43:00 GMT by Astrid Madsen

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Posted Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:22:16 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Driest March for 50 years in UK prompts fears of summer drought

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:07:00 GMT by Laura Brown

New Monitoring System For Tasmania's Oceans

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

Food Security - the new catchphrase

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

Tropical deforestation carbon release 'overestimated'

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