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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)

COP 17: Week 2

COP 17: Week 2

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

Tomorrow marks the entry of the Heads of States from across the globe to finalise COP 17 agreements and the way forward. Week 1 saw the negotiators from 194 nations come together to thrash out the negotiations process amongst ongoing divisions that have flowed over from one COP to the next.

COP 17: Week 2

 Arctic inter-relationships with some chilly revelations

Arctic inter-relationships with some chilly revelations

Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2011 10:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The US's NOAA duties include regular reports and the latest prepares uis for another of those winters that we just don't understand. For example, the strangely low [ozone] in March this year led to high ultra-violet levels in both Arctic and sub Arctic regions. Most scientists believed this due to the very cold stratosphere, resulting in slow ozone formation.

Arctic inter-relationships with some chilly revelations

Will drought in Mexico spur surge in emigration to the US?

Will drought in Mexico spur surge in emigration to the US?

Posted Sat, 03 Dec 2011 15:25:44 GMT by Michael Clark

Record drought in Mexico has left 2.5m people without water and, in some cases, food. Agricultural output is down nearly 30% which, according to a Princeton study, may result in a 6% increase in emigration. But the US doesn't seem to be in a position to cope with this influx.

Will drought in Mexico spur surge in emigration to the US?

The tenth warmest year ever is: 2011

The tenth warmest year ever is: 2011

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 19:40:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

This year has seen the 10th highest temperatures - the highest ever when taking the cooling of La Nina into account - along with record low Arctic sea ice, preliminary figures show.

The tenth warmest year ever is: 2011

COP 17: African Group negotiators protecting climate victims

COP 17: African Group negotiators protecting climate victims

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:03:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

The African countries formed a united front in the run-up to COP 17 as the 'African Group', with the aim of charting a unified front on curbing the threat of climate change to the African continent.

COP 17: African Group negotiators protecting climate victims

COP 18 destination announcement

COP 18 destination announcement

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:56:31 GMT by Michelle Simon

In a show of utter flexibility and humbleness, the Republic of Korea agreed to support its fellow bidder the State of Qatar, as the host destination for COP 18/ CMP 8.

COP 18 destination announcement

Arctic scythe laying the ice-sheets low

Arctic scythe laying the ice-sheets low

Posted Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:20:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Scientists reconstructing the history of the Arctic ice-cap have shown that today's plummeting sea-ice levels are unprecedented in at least the last 1400 years. Using temperature proxies to track sea-ice levels over past centuries, the paper published in Nature dramatically reinforces how man-made climate change is remaking the Arctic.

Arctic scythe laying the ice-sheets low

COP 17/ CMP 7: Day 1, Durban

COP 17/ CMP 7: Day 1, Durban

Posted Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:49:14 GMT by Michelle Simon

A summary of the first day from COP 17/ CMP 7 in Durban, written by Michelle Simon for The Earth Times.

COP 17/ CMP 7: Day 1, Durban

COP 17/ CMP 7: Chronology of Talks-Papers vs. Action

COP 17/ CMP 7: Chronology of Talks-Papers vs. Action

Posted Mon, 28 Nov 2011 13:36:10 GMT by Michelle Simon

COP 17/ CMP 7: Chronology of Talks-Papers vs. Action including the dates of each paper and subsequent action taken (if any); written and prepared by Michelle Simon in Durban.

COP 17/ CMP 7: Chronology of Talks-Papers vs. Action

COP 17/ CMP 7: Another Talk-Shop, Green-Washing or Radical Action?

COP 17/ CMP 7: Another Talk-Shop, Green-Washing or Radical Action?

Posted Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:35:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

On the eve of the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) and the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 7) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs hosted a pre-COP 17 Summit on the 22nd November 2011.

COP 17/ CMP 7: Another Talk-Shop, Green-Washing or Radical Action?

Examining Ice Age Hominins' adaptability to Climate Change

Examining Ice Age Hominins' adaptability to Climate Change

Posted Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:10:00 GMT by James Mathews

Thanks to increases in computer power it is now possible to produce computer models that were previously impossible. Recent computer modelling that has looked at evidence of Hominin groups has given new insights how these groups evolved and coped with climate change during the last Ice Age.

Examining Ice Age Hominins' adaptability to Climate Change

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

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

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

With the population shooting up, the climate changing and agriculture a mess which loses up to a third of its food production the time to act on food security has come argues a powerful panel of major international scientists.

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

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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

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

Growth rings in deep sea corals reveal climate data

Posted Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:05:41 GMT by Louise Murray

Oceans struggling to soak up CO2

Posted Sun, 10 Jul 2011 17:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Climategate: NOAA in the clear, time to reclaim the debate

Posted Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:33:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

New system to verify urban CO2 cuts

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

Geoengineering is a leap from the fire into the frying pan

Posted Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:47:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Arctic inter-relationships with some chilly revelations

Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2011 10:35:00 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

Food harvests dragged lower by global warming

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 18:11:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Can plants evolve fast enough to cope with climate change?

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:33:00 GMT by Louise Murray

Secrets Under The Gulf

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