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1 hr ago | Forbes.com
I want us to get a sense of proportion to our worries. That sometime means challenging your biggest concerns, while pointing out that things you may never have heard about are much more important.
5 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: The number of sunspots varies in multi-year cycles. As a result, solar irradiance, which influences the Earth's climate, also fluctuates.
9 hrs ago | R & D
In 2015, American consumers will finally be able to purchase fuel cell cars from Toyota and other manufacturers.
The effect of climate change on the world's two polar regions looks like a stark contrast: the Arctic is warming faster than most of the rest of the Earth, while most of Antarctica appears to remain reassuringly locked in a frigid embrace.
Roddy Scheer & Doug MossEarthTalk The Antarctic continent, roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined, is composed of rock covered by glaciers some 16,000 feet thick.
Sounds like a goalpost mover to me. The Oceans that Slowed 21st Century Global Warming Why did the rapid global warming that characterized the latter part of the 20th century slow down over the last 15 years or so? Many different theories have been proposed, but a new study suggests that a massive movement of heat from shallow surface waters to ... (more)
Off the east coast of Greenland, where these icebergs are, salty water sinking into the deep may carry atmospheric heat with it-helping to slow global warming.
The pending Paris climate deal may not keep the world from warming by 2 degrees Celsius - does that mean it would be a failure? The new agreement to be signed in Paris, to take effect in 2020, will essentially replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.
Remember when I measured the UHI in Reno, NV ? It seems the normally alarmist "Climate Central" is just now getting around to recognizing UHI, but of course, they have to put in the obligatory disclaimer that it cannot possibly contribute to the global warming signal.
"You can't just look at the rapid retreat you see in these images and say that it is entirely natural or entirely due to human-caused global warming," explained University of Alaska glaciologist Martin Truffer.
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
An analysis of nine polls tracking Hispanic voter preference released Wednesday shows that Hispanics are increasingly anxious about global warming and environmental conservation.
These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame.
A warmer, wetter climate with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would undoubtedly produce more plant growth and more food.
I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:22 pm
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