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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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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

Mature forest needed to protect species from climate change

Posted Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:52:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Bigger Ideas on Climate Change

Posted Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:06:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

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

Northern Wildfires Threaten Runaway Climate Change

Posted Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:10:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Europe's climate fate decided by tussle between oceanic currents

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Are we in the first 'hyperthermal' for 40 million years?

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:57:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

WMO on extreme climate

Posted Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:59:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Wildfires are lasting longer

Posted Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:57:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Fire Disaster in Israel Blamed on Predicted Climate Change

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

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

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

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

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

Climate change spells food disaster unless we act now argue top scientists

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 19:15:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Plants absorb, release carbon faster than thought

Posted Thu, 06 Oct 2011 11:50:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer