Weather / Climate

Antarctic Thaw Now Unstoppable

The continued melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet is progressing faster than expected, and the resulting rise in sea levels will have a global impact.The stark new findings point to a potential sea-level rise of up to 10 feet ...
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Freak weather

Weather Becoming Freakish: Proof of climate change?

Even in a world where extreme weather is becoming more common, said Sarah Lyall in The New York Times, the past week has been truly bizarre. In China, now suffering through its coldest, harshest winter in memory, the roofs of ...
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Large Trees – First To Go In Drought

In forests worldwide, drought consistently has had a more detrimental impact on the growth and survival of larger trees, new research shows. In addition, while the death of small trees may affect the dominance of trees in a landscape, the ...
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Humans’ indelible mark on new era

Geologists are convinced that humans have left a mark upon the planet that will detectable millions of years from now. Long after human civilization has perished, there could be a stratum of fossilized rock and a geological time zone that ...
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Pakistan turns to coal to keep factories running

Till now, Pakistan has not used the bulk of its coal reserves – some of the largest in the world – for power generation. Not any more. Within the last month the government in Islamabad has signed a number of ...
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Researchers Flock To The Arctic

As the polar ice caps retreat due to global warming, researchers are flocking to the Arctic to catalog the region's unique biodiversity and discover any hidden secrets before they are gone. Video provided by AFP. Source:AFP / Powered by NewsLook.com ...
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Climate change stirred ancient political turmoil

Climate change may have helped to alter the course of history. A period of extreme and unprecedented cooling in the northern hemisphere 1,500 years ago may have reduced the eastern Roman empire, set the stage for a famine and a devastating ...
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10 Foods Predicted to Go Extinct

How Climate Change Could Affect Our Diet  Climate change and a shopping list? At first glance, it seems just a wrong correlation. Well, it is not! Climate change is already affecting our present and it will heavily influence our future ...
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Drastic climate change

An analysis of isotopes in marine fossils from around the world yielded the most complete record of Earth's temperatures yet—and showed that the planet is heating up at a rate unprecedented in the past 11,300 years. Scientists say that if ...
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Warming dulls US rats’ taste for toxins

Herbivores such as desert woodrats are being forced to change eating habits as rising temperatures are making their usual diet of toxic plants unpalatable. LONDON, January, 2016 – The desert woodrat of the US west doesn’t care for its meals ...
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