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Ice-free Arctic dangers of a 'cold war'

Ice-free Arctic dangers of a 'cold war'

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

It's science against politics against climate effects in a 3-way struggle this week. We all know the winner will be climate, unless some pretty good technology can come to our aid.

Ice-free Arctic dangers of a 'cold war'

Global predictions: before they destroy us!

Global predictions: before they destroy us!

Posted Sat, 13 Apr 2013 08:01:43 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Temperatures have continued to rise in places and extremes of climate are increasing. Other temperatures have fallen, but we are starting to understand that is just a side-effect.

Global predictions: before they destroy us!

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

Posted Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:40:01 GMT by Michael Evans

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) was created on 23rd March 1950 and in 1951 it was designated as being a specialised agency within the United Nations System. There are now 191 members of the worldwide meteorological community. World Meteorological Day is celebrated each year on the anniversayr of WMO's creation. The theme chosen for 2013 is, “Watching the weather to protect life and property”. This theme highlights the part that WMO plays in the reduction of casualties and damage from weather, climate and water-related hazards.

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Posted Sun, 03 Mar 2013 18:39:54 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The three hazards associated with climate change that affect the marine environment are no strangers to air and land either. As temperature has caused ice to melt and currents to change, the oceans have increased in temperature more than the land.

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

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

We have no idea how long the Arctic ice will continue to decrease, as it did this year to a record low. Most important perhaps, we need to know the biological response to such extremes and the resultant environmental change.

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

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

We thought they were immune to climate change, because they appear to be so resilient but baby elephants suffer from small increases in temperature.

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:26:22 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The major threat of climatic changes hangs like the sword of Damocles over the heads of many endangered species - and the rest of us.

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Searing Temperatures for the US

Searing Temperatures for the US

Posted Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:22:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, rising temperatures and severe drought conditions disabled many economic sectors and livelihoods throughout 2012.

Searing Temperatures for the US

That oil palm problem - again?

That oil palm problem - again?

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:58:27 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The interminable expansion of oil palm plantations in the Far East is the cause of carbon emissions, climate change and loss of wildlife habitat.

That oil palm problem - again?

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

Posted Sun, 23 Sep 2012 17:00:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Changes in the winds between 6-30 miles up in the stratosphere affect the seas and climate, says an American university study.

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

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

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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

Global warming figures are becoming even worse

Posted Fri, 08 May 2015 13:40:09 GMT by Paul Robinson

Vanuatu Suffers Cyclone Pam.

Posted Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:20:01 GMT by JW Dowey

A worrying rate of ozone depletion is found above the Arctic

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 22:03:46 GMT by Nikki Bruce

Secrets Under The Gulf

Posted Fri, 17 Dec 2010 08:35:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Research casts light on planet's future

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:03:00 GMT by John Dean

No hiding for cattle methane culprits

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

Ozone hole's long reach brings climate change to the tropics

Posted Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:00:02 GMT by Martin Leggett

COP 17: Week 2

Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:24:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Oceania sinks, and like New Zealand, we have to help

Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:48:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Ice influence will prevent some cold spells

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

The canary is tweeting - Arctic winter ice ties lowest level ever

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 14:06:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Did ice-melt in the Arctic dry up the Nile 16,000 years ago?

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011 14:21:00 GMT by Martin Leggett