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Arctic ice could affect climate change


September 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has reported that currently the amount of ice that is remaining in the Artic region is about four million square kilometers and yet the thawing season is ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could vanish within 10 years: Scientists


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Arctic sea ice could vanish within 10 years as it is melting much faster than previously believed, thanks to global warming, warn scientists, claiming that the ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt prelude to severe winters


June 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change could lead to severe winter outbreaks, reveals a study. Charles H. Greene, professor of earth ... Read more...

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Arctic ice shelf might have broken up before


October 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers think a Canadian ice shelf had broken up 1,400 years ago, long before industrialisation impacted the planet.A study of sedimentary material on the bottom of ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt likely to stabilise


August 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Arctic sea ice, which seems fated to melt in response to warming climate, might stabilise or even expand over the next few decades.The computer modelling study ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melting: Russian meteorologists


August 7th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Arctic is getting warmer at a fast pace with the Russian Arctic sector's ice areas reducing to "historically low levels", the Russian meteorological bureau has ... Read more...

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Mummified forest in Canada yields climate clues


December 16th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Ohio State University have discovered a mummified forest in northernmost Canada which is giving clues on how plants struggled to endure ancient global cooling.Researchers believe ... Read more...

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Polar bears ‘can be saved from extinction by emission cuts’


December 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Polar bears and its Arctic habitat can be saved if we cut global greenhouse emissions, according to scientists.Polar bears were added to the threatened species list nearly three ... Read more...

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Rapid Ice Melting In The Arctic Region Raises Concern


September 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global warming is resulting in the melting of the ice and 2010 has been reported as the hottest of the 130 year record maintained by NASA. ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could be gone by 2030, warns US researchers


September 16th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): US researchers have warned that with the Arctic sea ice melting during the summer to its third lowest level on record, global warming could leave the region ice ... Read more...

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Global warming to vest northern countries with great economic power


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Global warming will vest northern countries like Canada and Scandinavia with great economic powers, says a senior academic. Rising temperatures will unlock previously frozen natural resources like gas, oil ... Read more...

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Cutting soot emissions best hope for saving Arctic ice


July 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Soot from the burning of fossil fuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought. But, unlike carbon dioxide (CO2), soot lingers only a few weeks ... Read more...

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British ship found after 157 years in Canada


July 30th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (DPA) Canadian scientists said Thursday that they have rediscovered the HMS Investigator, a famous British rescue ship that got trapped in Arctic ice 157 years ago while trying to ... Read more...

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World on course for hottest year since 1880


July 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The world is on course for the hottest year since records began in 1880 after record-breaking temperatures in four of the first six months of the year, according ... Read more...

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NOAA: June was the warmest month since 1880


July 19th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Monday that June's worldwide averaged land surface temperature was the warmest on record since 1880.During last June, warmer-than-average ... Read more...

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Arctic ice at lowest point in recent geologic history


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Arctic ice has reached its lowest point in recent geologic history, reveals a new research.The study appears in Quarternary Science Reviews.A team led by Ohio State University ... Read more...

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Melting Arctic ice reveals treasure trove of hunting tools


April 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered ancient hunting tools in the Mackenzie Mountains as the warming temperatures melt thousands of years old ice patches.Tom Andrews, an archaeologist with the Prince of ... Read more...

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Hillary slams Canada, leaves Arctic summit


March 30th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 30 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Canada Monday for not inviting Sweden, Finland, and Iceland for the Arctic summit held near Ottawa and made an early exit ... Read more...

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Economic impact of Arctic melt could amount to 2.4 trillion dollars by 2050


February 8th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): In a new report, scientists have determined that the economic impact of losing the Arctic's climate-cooling services could total a minimum 2.4 trillion dollars by the year 2050.According ... Read more...

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Climate politics eclipses climate science (Comment-Countdown to Copenhagen)


November 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta For the last few weeks, leaders of industrialised countries have been busy reducing expectations from next month's critical Copenhagen climate summit, while their counterparts in the developing world declare ambitious ... Read more...

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Arctic area, oceans lock up fourth of world’s carbon dioxide


October 15th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Arctic land and seas lock up as much as a fourth of the world's carbon dioxide, so the melting of Arctic ice can potentially alter climate, says a ... Read more...

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Arctic could be ice-free in as little as ten years’ time


October 15th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 15 (ANI): A top Polar specialist has warned that the Arctic Ocean could be largely ice-free and open to shipping during the summer in as little as ten years' time."It's ... Read more...

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Arctic ice to last until 2030 to 2040


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): New findings by scientists indicate that that Arctic ice would last decades longer than thought, and the region won't experience ice-free summers until 2030 or 2040.Some models ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice cover reaches minimum extent for 2009


September 18th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for this year, the third-lowest recorded since satellites began measuring ... Read more...

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NASA aircraft studies receding Arctic sea ice to improve understanding of its life cycle


July 18th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): A small NASA aircraft has completed its first successful science flight in partnership with the University of Colorado at Boulder as part of an expedition to study the ... Read more...

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Agricultural burning, forest fires impact Arctic melting


May 27th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Large-scale agricultural burning in Russia, Kazakhstan, China, US, Canada and Ukraine is having a much greater impact on the melting of Arctic ice than previously suspected, according to ... Read more...

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Gruelling Arctic mission to study impacts of global warming ends


May 14th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): The Catlin Arctic Survey, a gruelling 10-week expedition to measure the thickness of sea-ice that will help study the impacts of global warming in the region, has ended. ... Read more...

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Explorers begin trek to discover melt rate of Arctic sea-ice


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): A British exploration team has begun a grueling trek to the North Pole to discover how quickly the Arctic sea-ice is melting. According to a report by ... Read more...

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Rising sea levels could spark conflict over energy and food reserves


January 8th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): The Australian military has claimed that rising sea levels caused by climate change are threatening to destabilize island nations and spark conflict across the world over energy ... Read more...

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Climate change has been most significant in recent decades, says study


November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): A new study has determined that while Earth experienced numerous changes in climate over the past 65 million years, recent decades have experienced the most significant climate ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt in 2008 has been fascinating and alarming, say scientists


October 6th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct 6 (ANI): Climate scientists have said that the melting of the Arctic ice this year has been fascinating and alarming.According to a report in the Vancouver Sun, so much ... Read more...

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Antarctic ice growth is one of the odd side effects of global warming


September 13th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): In what is being considered an unusual side effect of global warming, the amount of sea ice around Antarctica has grown recently.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice reaches second lowest level on record


August 28th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (RIA Novosti) Arctic sea ice has shrunk to its second lowest level since the start of satellite observations of the territory, and could melt further to exceed the 2007 ... Read more...

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After 3.5 millon years, Pacific creatures set to invade Atlantic


August 11th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) With global warming hastening the shrinkage of the Arctic Ocean ice cover, scientists have warned that the North Pole may face ice-free summers as early as 2013. Further, ... Read more...

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Arctic ice continues to thin alarmingly


August 4th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany have analyzed that Arctic ice is continuing to thin down to alarming levels.According to ... Read more...

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