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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

Concentrate on cutting methane and soot to curb global warming

Concentrate on cutting methane and soot to curb global warming

Posted Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:09:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Instead of reducing carbon dioxide levels to reduce global warming, we should concentrate on cutting methane and soot, according to a group of international scientists.

Concentrate on cutting methane and soot to curb global warming

Next ice age delayed by carbon dioxide

Next ice age delayed by carbon dioxide

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:17:00 GMT by James Mathews

Research by the University of Florida has stated that normal glaciations are completely changing and behaving differently thanks to high levels of carbon dioxide sitting within the Earth's atmosphere.

Next ice age delayed by carbon dioxide

Ice cores to reveal climate change data

Ice cores to reveal climate change data

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:03:01 GMT by James Mathews

Four ice cores have been taken from a glacier on top of Mount Ortles by researchers from Columbus, Ohio to try and gain an understanding of past climate and environmental changes in the region.

Ice cores to reveal climate change data

River water hundreds of miles off course

River water hundreds of miles off course

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

Freshwater from Russian rivers that should have ended up in the Eurasian Basin, instead flowed into the Beaufort Sea, off the US/Canada border, because of changes in atmospheric pressure.

River water hundreds of miles off course

Climate change extinction risk 'greatly underestimated'

Climate change extinction risk 'greatly underestimated'

Posted Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:33:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Many previous predictions of animal and plant extinction due to climate change have not taken the effects of movement and competition into account, say US ecologists.

Climate change extinction risk 'greatly underestimated'

No rising pattern of extreme rainfall in India

No rising pattern of extreme rainfall in India

Posted Wed, 21 Dec 2011 13:08:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

There is no evidence of rising patterns of extreme rainfall across India, but there are indications of greater spatial variability, according to a new study.

No rising pattern of extreme rainfall in India

Paleoclimatologists question climate change limits

Paleoclimatologists question climate change limits

Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2011 13:59:00 GMT by Dave Collier

Paleoclimatologists have been looking at the world's past and warn that the world will face serious consequences if we allow temperatures to hit previously set limits.

Paleoclimatologists question climate change limits

Warming to it (globally)

Warming to it (globally)

Posted Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The almost linear increase in global mean temperature since 1979 has been mapped out by Grant Foster of Tempo Analytica in the US and Stefan Rahmstorf from the Potsdam institute for Climate Impact Research, thanks to the satellite microwave-sensor imagery, available since that date.

Warming to it (globally)

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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 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

New system to verify urban CO2 cuts

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

Climatic cycles add to the chance of extinction

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:22:01 GMT by Dave Collier

Remember, remember those snows in December

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

Unseasonal Floods - Climate Change?

Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 06:57:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Sun spot decrease is not an ice age say scientists

Posted Sun, 19 Jun 2011 14:52:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

That oil palm problem - again?

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

Global Warming; the early warning signs

Posted Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:32:01 GMT by Nicolette Smith

COP 17: Week 2

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

Sceptic tanks, of the non-thinking variety

Posted Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coal, oil and gas are killing climate

Posted Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:30:00 GMT by JW Dowey