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

Friday, January 06, 2017

Antarctique: un iceberg géant sur le point de se détacher de la Barrière de Larsen

Pronostiqué comme une des ruptures les plus impressionnantes jamais enregistrées, le détachement d'un énorme iceberg pourrait provoquer une scission de l'ensemble du segment de glace Larsen C.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Oceans warming at greater rate than thought : study

New research has found the Earth's oceans are warming at a greater rate than previously thought.

Tibet Plateau reports 99 new lakes in last four decades

 Climate change researchers working across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau say rapid warming has resulted in the formation of 99 new lakes and "extensive" lake expansion over the last four decades.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

January in Moscow becomes nearly five degrees warmer in past 136 years

The average January temperatures in Moscow have climbed almost five degrees between 1880 and 2016, Russia’s Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Arctic warming threatens nomad reindeer herding: study

The loss of sea ice in the warming Arctic is threatening reindeer herding in northern Russia -- the livelihood of one of the region's last remaining nomad communities, researchers said Thursday.

North America's record November warmth

As if to prove the point that 2016 is heading to replace last year as the hottest on record, it is still too warm to ski in Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Prospects of US greenhouse gas emission reduction uncertain under Trump administration

US President-elect Donald Trump, who called climate change a "hoax," may dramatically alter the path set by the Obama administration on reductions of emission, leaving the fate of climate-change research uncertain.

Monday, November 14, 2016

2016 set to be hottest year on record - WMO

The world is set to notch up a new heat record in 2016 after a sizzling 2015 as global warming stokes more floods and rising sea levels, the UN weather agency said.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Melting Away: Greenland's Ice Melt Seven Percent Faster Than Predicted

A new study has revealed that ice in Greenland is melting seven-percent faster than was earlier predicted by scientists, due to the long-lasting effect of a hotspot in the Earth’s mantle under the landmass.

Monday, October 17, 2016

New Zealand plankton blooms proof of global warming's oceanic effects

  During coccolithophore blooms, the algae's calcium-derived exoskeletons turn the ocean water a milky white. The microorganism's proliferation can often be seen from space.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Americans still deeply divided on climate change: poll

Americans are still deeply divided on the causes and cures of climate change and these differences extend to how much they can trust information from climate scientists and their research, according to a new poll released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Earth warmer than 100,000 years ago: study

Earth is now warmer than at any time in the past 120,000 years, according to a new study Monday that provided global climate data for the past 2 million years.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Authorities expand buffer zone around anthrax spot in Russia's Yamal

The buffer zone created around the hotbed of the anthrax outbreak in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous area has been expanded to 11,000 square kilometers, the press office of the region’s governor has told TASS.

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.

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