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Reduced sea ice, warming elevate Arctic temperatures


July 8th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Melting sea ice and global warming are elevating Arctic temperatures up to four times faster than the global average, according to latest research.Ian Simmonds, professor from ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice loss driving snowy winters


February 28th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Heavy ice loss in Arctic regions may be linked with greater frequency of snowy winters in the US, Europe and China, according to the latest evidence ... Read more...

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Ozone hole ‘affecting climate change in Southern Hemisphere’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science have found that the ozone hole, which is located over the South Pole, has affected the entire circulation ... Read more...

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Warming Antarctic ’caused by rising Pacific temperatures’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Researchers have found why continental West Antarctica has steadily warmed for at least 30 years.New University of Washington research showed that it is the rising sea surface temperatures ... Read more...

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Not just match, Goa rains queer pitch for mining too


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Rains are not just threatening to disrupt the India-Australia cricket match Sunday. The unprecedented October downpour in Goa, leading to turbulent seas, are also affecting the export of ... Read more...

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WMO: Moderate to strong La Nina to continue into 2011


October 11th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- Moderate to strong La NiƱa conditions are now well-established in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, and are likely to continue at least until the first quarter of next year, ... Read more...

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Whitening clouds could fight global warming


June 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Whitening clouds over the ocean to reflect sunlight could counter global warming, proposed a study by the Carnegie Institution, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science.The researchers ... Read more...

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Increased snowfall in Antarctica linked to Australian drought


February 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8 (ANI): Reports indicate that scientists have discovered a link between the ongoing drought in the south western corner of Australia and increased snowfall in parts of Antarctica.Dr Tas van ... Read more...

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Himalayas could be greater driver of South Asian monsoon than Tibetan Plateau


January 14th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the Harvard University have suggested that the Himalayas and other surrounding mountains could be a far greater source of heat and moisture ... Read more...

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Ancient Mayans destroyed themselves by deforesting their landscape


October 8th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): In a new research, NASA funded scientists have determined that the ancient Mayans were themselves responsible for the demise of their civilization, by deforesting and destroying their landscape ... Read more...

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Climate change will lead to less ultraviolet radiation over northern high latitudes


September 16th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, September 16 (ANI): A new study by University of Toronto (U of T) physicists has shown that climate change will lead to less ultraviolet radiation over northern high latitudes.They discovered that ... Read more...

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Ozone layer changes may increase UV radiation in tropics


September 16th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Ozone layer alterations, prompted by climate change, will enhance ultraviolet (UV) radiation in the tropics and Antarctica, according to a discovery by physicists. "Climate change is an established fact, ... Read more...

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Solar sneeze can upset climatic conditions on earth


August 28th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Sun spot frequency, the equivalent of a solar sneeze, can upset cloud formation and precipitation on earth. Our sun radiates rather erratically, the best known example being the famous ... Read more...

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New instrument may detect groundwater deep inside Mars


June 25th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A team of Boulder (US) scientists and engineers has tested a new instrument prototype that might be used to detect groundwater deep inside Mars.Known as the Mars Time ... Read more...

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Ozone layer will recover in future, predict scientists


April 11th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A new research by NASA scientists has suggested that the ozone layer might recover in the future, thanks to the changing climate and atmospheric circulation.According to the ... Read more...

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Seasons arriving ahead of schedule


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Seasons are already arriving 48 hours ahead of schedule, even as the globe gets hotter, according to a new study by California Berkeley (UC-B) and Harvard Universities.Besides global ... Read more...

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Global warming has caused Earths seasons to arrive 2 days earlier


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has brought to the fore another adverse effect of global warming, suggesting that it has led to Earths seasons to arrive 2 days earlier ... Read more...

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Thinning of Greenland glacier attributed to ocean warming preceded by atmospheric changes


September 30th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A new research has attributed the thinning of one of Greenland''s largest glaciers to ocean warming preceded by atmospheric changes. According to the research published in the ... Read more...

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Mars polar cap is misplaced due to Red Planets weather system


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, September 23 (ANI): Data from ESAs (European Space Agencys) Mars Express spacecraft has enabled scientists to better explain why Marss residual southern ice cap is misplaced, attributing the cause of ... Read more...

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Research sheds new light on air circulation in the atmosphere


August 22nd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that air circulates above the Earth in four distinct cells, with two either side of the equator.The new observational study describes how ... Read more...

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How pollution influences the weekend weather


August 12th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A team of researchers has pinned down how pollution is changing the weather at weekends in some of the countries in Europe.Its been known for years that ... Read more...

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End of last ice age saw dramatic see-saw climate changes


June 20th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): An international science team has gathered information from a Greenland ice core which shows that the Northern Hemisphere briefly emerged from the last ice age some 14,700 ... Read more...

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Rising temperatures in California attributed to human activities


January 20th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new research by scientists has shown that the temperatures in the state of California in US have risen by more than 2.1 degrees Fahrenheit between 1915 and ... Read more...

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Global warming in Arctic faster above ground level than surface


January 3rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that global warming in the Arctic is occurring more quickly 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) above the surface than at the ground level.According to a report ... Read more...

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