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12-20-09 Mini ice age took hold of Europe in months
Mini ice age took hold of Europe in months
JUST months - that's how long it took for Europe to be engulfed by an ice age. The scenario, which comes straight out of Hollywood blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow, was revealed by the most precise record of the climate from palaeohistory ever generated.
12-18-09 Reflections on: our planet and its life, organs, and futures
Reflections on: our planet and its life, origins, and futures
The theme of the 175th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), "Our Planet and Its Life, Origins, and Futures," celebrated an enormous breadth of scientific accomplishments that transcends many sub-disciplines of the natural and social sciences. It was intended to be both a reflection on what has been learned and a look forward to what must yet be better known if we are to make wise choices as stewards of our planet.
12-18-09 Reflections On: Our Planet and Its Life, Origins, and futures
Reflections On: Our Planet and Its Life, Origins, and Futures
The theme of the 175th annual meeting of the AAAS our planet and its life origins and future.
12-1-09 The Big Idea
The Big Idea
It's simple, really: As long as we pour CO2; into the atmosphere faster than nature drains it out, the planet warms. And that extra carbon takes a long time to drain out of the tub.
11-30-09 The Climate Science Isn't Settled
The Climate Science Isn't Settled
Confident predictions of catastrophe are unwarranted.
11-17-09 Earth 'heading for 6C' of warming
Earth 'heading for 6C' of warming
Average global temperatures are on course to rise by up to 6C without urgent action to curb CO2 emissions, the lead author of a new analysis says.
11-12-09 Mini Ice Age Took Hold Of Europe In Just Months
Mini Ice Age Took Hold Of Europe In Just Months
Big freezes can happen fast. Just months - that's how long it took for Europe to be engulfed by an ice age.
10-15-09 Arctic ice to vanish in summer, report says
Arctic ice to vanish in summer, report says
New data released Thursday suggests that the Arctic Ocean will be "largely ice free" during summer within a decade. The report, complied by the UK-based Catlin Arctic Survey and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is the latest research into ice thickness in the Arctic.
10-10-09 'Scary' climate message from past
'Scary' climate message from past
A new historical record of carbon dioxide levels suggests current political targets on climate may be "playing with fire", scientists say.
9-28-09 Four degrees of warming 'likely'
Four degrees of warming 'likely'
In a dramatic acceleration of forecasts for global warming, UK scientists say the global average temperature could rise by 4C (7.2F) as early as 2060.
9-25-09 Fast Antarctic Ice: Go, Speed Glacier, Go!
Fast Antarctic Ice: Go, Speed Glacier, Go!
The seas are rising, and climate scientists say they'll keep rising as the globe continues to warm, causing all sorts of problems along tens of thousands of miles of coastline around the world.
9-17-09 Pause in Arctic's melting trend
Pause in Arctic's melting trend
This summer's melt of Arctic sea ice has not been as profound as in the last two years, scientists said as the ice began its annual Autumn recovery.
9-3-09 Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years'
Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years'
Changes to the Earth's orbit drove centuries of cooling, but temperatures rose fast in the last 100 years as human greenhouse gas emissions rose.
7-24-09 In a Warming World, Cloudy Days Are a Boon
In a Warming World, Cloudy Days Are a Boon
Add CO2 to the atmosphere and the climate will get warmer - that much is well established. But climate change and carbon aren't in a one-to-one relationship.
5-13-09 Gruelling' Arctic mission ends
Gruelling' Arctic mission ends
The Catlin Arctic Survey, a grueling 10-week expedition to measure the thickness of sea ice, has ended.
4-1-09 Arctic meltdown is a threat to humanity
Arctic meltdown is a threat to humanity
I am shocked, truly shocked," says Katey Walter, an ecologist at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. "I was in Siberia a few weeks ago, and I am now just back in from the field in Alaska. The permafrost is melting fast all over the Arctic, lakes are forming everywhere and methane is bubbling up out of them."
3-10-09 Climate change 'worse than thought'
Climate change 'worse than thought'
Experts meeting in Denmark warn global warming accelerating faster than predicted.
2-27-09 Surviving in a Warmer World
Surviving in a Warmer World
SURVIVING IN A WARMER WORLD If the planet warms by 4 °C - as it might this century it will change beyond all recognition. A radical new world order may be only hope, says Gaia Vince.
3-24-08 What the Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Global Warming
What the Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Global Warming
Famed NASA scientist Dr. James Hansen tells the depressing story of government censorship of years of impeccable research.
3-17-08 Coal: The New Black
Coal: The New Black
Long eclipsed by oil and natural gas as a raw material for high-volume chemicals, coal is making a comeback
1-26-08 Climate change
"There's no precedent in history for the radically new relationship between humanity and the planet," Al Gore told the 180-nation conference on climate change in Bali, Indonesia, in December.
1-17-08 Going, going ...
Going, going ...
As more and more ice slides into the ocean, sea level is rising faster and faster. Just how high will it get? Anil Ananthaswamy investigates.
1-1-08 Arctic thaw
Rapidly melting ice in the Far North alarms climatologists and lures nations into competition for newly accessible trade routes and resources.
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