Global warming

Economists Believe Climate Change Isn't Treated Efficiently
Climate Change Efforts Aren’t Efficient, Economists Say; Too Much Is Done With Few Results
Apr 25, 2014 20:27 PM E
Economists determine climate change measurements aren’t adequate enough to efficiently decrease future temperature rises.
ice sheet
Ancient Tundra Found Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet; Could Be Up To 3 Million Years Old
Apr 19, 2014 17:17 PM E
Scientists have discovered that deep within the center of the Greenland Ice Sheet lies soil native to the land before the glaciers moved in, and implying that the Ice Sheet is older than previously thought.
Solar Energy Storage
Solar Power For When The Sun Doesn't Shine: New Material Uses Chemical Method To Store Sun's Energy
Apr 19, 2014 16:00 PM E
Solar energy can be absorbed and stored in chemical form, then triggered for on-demand power with a new material discovered by researchers at MIT and Harvard.
Melting Glacier
Global Warming Isn't Natural: To Remaining Climate Change Skeptics, This Study 'Will Be A Blow'
Apr 11, 2014 14:44 PM E
A physicist at McGill University says his new probability analysis of historic temperatures puts the odds that humans didn't cause climate change at less than 1 percent.
arid land
Arid Lands May Help Stave Off Excess Carbon Emissions
Apr 06, 2014 14:18 PM E
Though most people might look to the rain forests and other green areas to help with absorbing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, a new study finds that arid areas also help — a lot.
Wildfire
UN: Climate Change Will Cause Conflict, Disaster, And Extinction; But Decisive Action Can Reduce Risks
Mar 30, 2014 23:42 PM E
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report on the state of global warming. Its effects have already been devastating, they said; it's best to start preparing for the worst.
Pipeline
In Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Methane, Environmentalists Want More Checks On Oil And Gas Industry
Mar 27, 2014 12:42 PM E
The White House will soon unveil a new strategy for reducing emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. The Environmental Defense Fund is calling for both incentives and regulations for the oil and gas industry.
antarctica
Climate Change May Slow Down Deep Ocean Currents, Hindering Their Ability To Hold Carbon From Atmosphere
Mar 23, 2014 14:49 PM E
The ocean's deep currents allow for the absorption of carbon dioxide, but climate change may be slowing down these currents' movements, subsequently hindering their ability to hold on to carbon, which could lead to a warmer planet.
Lake Boreal in Northern Sweden
Global Warming Creates More Global Warming: New Study Links Temperature To Methane Production
Mar 19, 2014 14:06 PM E
Small microbes feed on organic matter and release methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. New research calculates how higher temperatures could speed up that process and, in turn, global warming.
The Ancient Woolly Mammoth Reveals its Secrets to Modern Humans
Woolly Mammoth DNA To Be Cloned, Then Joined With Elephant DNA To Create New Creature
Mar 13, 2014 18:16 PM E
A 10-month long analysis of the remains of an ancient woolly mammoth is likely to reveal genetic secrets of how it survived the frigid temperatures of the Arctic Circle.
Whole Town Centers, Cities and Monuments May End Up Submerged
Sea-Level Rise Could Flood 7% of World's Populated Regions, Threatens Cultural Heritage Sites Like Statue Of Liberty
Mar 07, 2014 11:48 AM E
If global warming continues to melt glacial ice, 136 of the world's cultural centers, including the Statue of Liberty, may be submerged in two thousand years.
Livestock
8-Point Agenda To Better Utilize Livestock Without Damaging The Environment
Mar 06, 2014 11:59 AM E
An international team of scientists has come up with 8 economic and environmentally friendly ways to fix the global food crisis, by maintaining livestock.
pine tree
Pine Tree Particles: Scientists Explain Chemistry Behind Aerosols And Their Impact On Climate
Feb 26, 2014 17:48 PM E
A new study explains the importance of the particles that are formed from pine-scented vapors emitted by coniferous trees.
Ethiopian Sheep
Livestock Diets, Not Ours, Should Be Improved To Reduce Agricultural Impact On Climate Change: Study
Feb 24, 2014 17:28 PM E
Amid reports that livestock account for a big portion of greenhouse gas emissions, many environmentalists have argued for a reduction in meat consumption. But a study published Monday suggests it may be more efficient to feed livestock better food instead.
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