Showing posts with label global warming. Show all posts
Showing posts with label global warming. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.

Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 on track to be world's hottest year on record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday warned global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered more records, meaning 2016 is on track to be the world's hottest year on record.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Warming Arctic could disrupt migration patterns of millions of birds

Millions of birds pass through the Arctic on their annual migration routes. They arrive north to breed, expecting cool summer weather.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Heat wave triggers Greenland's ice melting season two months early

As much as 12 percent of Greenland is melting, according to measurements taken on Monday by scientists with the Danish Meteorological Institute.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Austrian glaciers see large retreat in 2015

The hot Austrian summer of 2015 has led to a large retreat of the country's glaciers, an expert in the field said on Friday.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Climate change 'could wipe $2.5tn off' global assets

Trillions of dollars of non-bank financial assets around the world are vulnerable to the effects of global warming, according to a study that says tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions makes sense for investors.

Saturday, April 02, 2016

China, US pledge joint efforts to combat climate change

China and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to jointly tackling climate change as the world's two major carbon emitters plan to ink an ambitious climate agreement next month.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Greenland's ice sheet from 40,000 feet

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Tuesday released a stunning image of Greenland's ice sheet taken from 40,000 feet by the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign team.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Acidic oceans stifling coral growth - Study

 Scientists unveiled the first smoking-gun evidence Wednesday that growing ocean acidity caused by global warming is already stifling growth of vital coral reefs.

Monday, February 15, 2016

150,000 Antarctica penguins die after iceberg grounding

Some 150,000 penguins died after a massive iceberg grounded near their colony in Antarctica, forcing them to make a lengthy trek to find food, scientists say in a newly-published study.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Threat of Sea Level Rise Intensifies as Antarctica’s Melting Ice Sheet at ‘Point of No Return’

British researchers have reinforced recent evidence that melting in the Antarctic caused by the warming of the Southern Ocean could ultimately lead to global sea levels rising by around 3 meters or nearly 10 feet.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Storm-battered UK to get more extreme weather

As residents of northern England and Scotland rebuild their lives after the floods that devastated the UK over December and January, climate change experts have warned we should be prepared for further increases in the amount of such ‘extreme weather’ in future.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Record temperatures linked to rise in mosquito-borne viruses

Rising temperatures will lead to increases in mosquito-borne viruses such as the Zika virus, Janos Pasztor, UN assistant secretary-general on climate change, said at a press conference Friday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

2015 hottest year on record by a wide margin

Blistering heat blanketed the Earth in 2015 like never before, making it by far the hottest year by the widest margin on record, and reflecting a continued long-term warming trend in global climate change.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Paying the price for a warmer world

Last year is likely to be the warmest since records began in 1880, beating 2014.

Yet, 2016 is expected to be even warmer.

EL News

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