Jun 11, 2011
"How do ice cores provide glimpses into past climate?&"
Jun 8, 2011
"Japan said that emissions from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the early days of the March 11 disaster might have been more than twice as large as a previous estimate."
Jun 6, 2011
"The rate of release of carbon into the atmosphere today is nearly 10 times as fast as during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), 55.9 million years ago, the best analog we have for current global warming, according to an international team of geologists."
Jun 5, 2011
"As global warming puts stresses on farmers feeding a growing world population, financing to develop new crop varieties and new techniques has been slow to materialize."
Jun 3, 2011
"World regions that will bear the brunt of global warming's impact on food include India, Mexico and southern Africa"
Jun 1, 2011
Climate change may have sparked the demise of early Viking settlements in Greenland, according to a new study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, when temperatures cooled rapidly over several decades."
May 31, 2011
"Preliminary data from the US government shows that carbon dioxide levels peaked last week at the highest levels on record"
May 26, 2011
"The recent series of devastatingly powerful tornadoes is linked to unusually warm surface water in the Gulf of Mexico"
May 25, 2011
"A new study aimed at refining the way scientists measure ice loss in Greenland is providing a 'high-definition picture' of climate-caused changes on the island. And the picture isn't pretty."
May 23, 2011
"Why Earth's surface temperature hasn't warmed as expected puzzles scientists. Water vapor in the stratosphere may be a factor, says a new study."