Global warming

Climate Change Deniers Obstruct Environmental Action
Climate Change Denial Groups Get Nearly $1 Billion A Year With Untraceable 'Dark Money' Used to Distort Public View Of Global Warming
Dec 25, 2013 15:23 PM E
Climate change deniers funded largely by untraceable money have deliberately obstructed legislative action and confused public understanding of the urgent environmental issues of global warming, according to a new study that analyzed financial resources of 91 climate change counter-movement organziations in the U.S.
Cow Farm
Want To Stop Global Warming? Stop Eating Meat: Reducing Methane-Producing 'Ruminant' Population Will Abate Climate Change
Dec 20, 2013 10:05 AM E
While CO2 emissions are damaging to climate, they are also just a part of the problem; in reality, a more serious cause of climate change are the methane-emitting ruminant animals we raise for food.
Reddit
Reddit Bans Climate Change Deniers On Its Science Forum, Saying Articles Not Peer Reviewed
Dec 18, 2013 21:27 PM E
Reddit, the king of online forums, is no longer allowing commenters to post links to blogs and other non-peer-reviewed content that denies the existence of man-made climate change.
Reindeer in its natural winter habitat in the north of Sweden
Are Reindeer And Caribou The Same Thing? New Study Says They Are Lost Cousins, Driven In Different Directions By The Ice Age
Dec 17, 2013 19:00 PM E
A recent genetic mapping published in Nature Climate Change of the Rangifer tarandus (AKA caribou and reindeer) shows the migration pattern of these mammals in North America over the last 21,000 years, and claims that they are actually different animals — but closely related cousins.
North Pole Drifting Due Climate Change
True North? Poles Become A Moving Target As They Shift From Climate Change
Dec 15, 2013 20:18 PM E
The North Pole is shifting due to melting glaciers and ice sheets — a result of climate change. The finding suggests that scientists might be able to track global warming by monitoring the position of the poles.
Pollution Eating Bicycle
Super Green Commuting: Air Purifying Bike Will Filter Pollution, Release Clean Oxygen For Rider
Dec 15, 2013 10:40 AM E
A company has designed a bicycle that contains an air filter in the handlebars, meant to cut back on fumes inhaled by the rider. In one more effort to slow the impending impacts of climate change, the Air-Purifier Bike sends out oxygen through a photosynthesis-like system powered by a lithium battery.
Greenhouse Gas
Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,100 Times More Harmful Than CO2, Though Concentrations Are Low
Dec 11, 2013 17:52 PM E
Scientists in Toronto are warning of a greenhouse gas they've just discovered that has the potential to devastate the climate if levels were to rise.
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Marine Biologist Who Killed 'Oldest Living Creature On Earth' Sets Story Straight: Ming's Brethren Routinely Become Chowder Anyway
Dec 09, 2013 09:26 AM E
The marine biologist who pried open Ming tells his side of the story.
Mordor
What's The Weather Like On Middle Earth? Scientist Maps Climate in 'Lord Of The Rings'
Dec 07, 2013 17:55 PM E
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth features varying climates, but how do they compare to those of the real world? One scientist's new project compares real cities to those in the "Lord of the Rings"
Volcanic Crust Under The Ocean Could Store All the World's CO2
Could Oceanic Crust Solve Global Warming? Geologists Say It Can Store 'Several Centuries Worth Of CO2 Emissions'
Dec 05, 2013 18:02 PM E
Geologists pinpoint five zones on the oceanic crust that could provide centuries of storage of CO2 — the smallest is capable of providing 393 times to 3,650 times the storage of all the CO2 emissions globally in a year.
Storm Clouds
Pollution Makes Storm Clouds Last Longer; New Discovery Could Help With Climate Predictions
Nov 28, 2013 06:42 AM E
A new discovery about the way pollution interacts with storm clouds could change the way scientists predict rates of climate change, said researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, or PNNL, on Tuesday.
Diseased coral showing bleaching.
Pollution Impact On Coral Reefs Leading to Coral Disease And Bleaching Can Be Reversed In a Year
Nov 26, 2013 09:49 AM E
Coral reefs might be easier to save than we expected. In a surprising study, researchers have discovered that within 10 months, the negative impacts of nutrient overload could be reversed.
United Nations Climate Change Summit 2013
Contentious UN Climate Change Summit In Warsaw Makes Sluggish Progress
Nov 24, 2013 11:48 AM E
The United Nations 2013 summit on climate change ended with some agreements that mark progress toward goals in the complex web of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but during the two-week conference hundreds of representatives of environmental groups and social movements walked out in frustration at alleged influence by fossil fuels interests and...
Carbon Emissions
Global Carbon Emissions Keep Rising; Expected To Reach New Record For 2013
Nov 18, 2013 20:36 PM E
Global carbon emissions are expected to rise to new pollution records in 2013, spurred by a combination of coal burning, China's industrialization, and worldwide deforestation.
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