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Rajendra Pachauri must quit, says Britain’s ex-minister


September 24th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) UN's Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Rajendra Pachauri should quit because of the errors the panel made under his leadership, said Tim Yeo, a ... Read more...

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New CO2 model to ensure that Earth doesn’t heat up beyond two degrees


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new model that specifies the maximum volumes of carbon dioxide that humans may emit to remain below the critical threshold for climate warming of ... Read more...

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Scrubbing CO2 from air could be a long-term commitment


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have said that while scrubbing carbon dioxide from the air could reduce green house effect, the carbon cycle would limit the effectiveness of ... 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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Earth 30-50 percent more sensitive to CO2 than previously estimated


December 7th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 7 (ANI): A new study has estimated that the Earth's temperature may be 30-50 percent more sensitive to atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) than has previously been estimated.According to the results ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide emissions up by 29 percent: Report


November 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Carbon dioxide emissions are up by 29 percent since 2000, far beyond the capacity of the global "sinks" to absorb such volumes, says a report. The use of ... Read more...

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Ocean acidification may contribute to global shellfish decline


October 27th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that ocean acidification may contribute to global shellfish decline, as elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations impede growth and survival of bivalve ... Read more...

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What environmental changes to expect over next 100 years


October 8th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): A new study has explored how increasing CO2 (carbon dioxide) concentrations may affect trees and water and carbon cycles over the next 100 years.Scientists nowadays face the problem ... Read more...

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‘Capturing carbon from air only way to save earth’


September 25th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 25 (IANS) Capturing carbon directly from the air is the only way to prevent dangerous climate changes, says a pioneering Canadian scientist. University of Calgary scientist David Keith says governments need ... Read more...

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Scientists predict effect of global warming on spring flowers by 2080


September 10th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): A new study by scientists has predicted the effect of global warming on spring flowers by the year 2080.Data, taken from records dating back to the late nineteenth ... Read more...

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Planets have to be about the size of Earth to be conducive for life


September 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): In a new research, it has been determined that rocky worlds have to be about the size of Earth to be conducive for life.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Honeybees form ‘bee balls’ to mob and smother invading hornets


July 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Honeybee hordes form "bee balls" to mob and smother their predators, giant hornets, killing them within 10 minutes of trapping, scientists have observed.According to the journal Naturwissenschaften, honeybees ... Read more...

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Starfish may surprisingly benefit from global warming


May 31st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): While many studies have predicted that global warming will cause widespread disruptions to ecosystems, a new study has found that a species of starfish may benefit from rising ... Read more...

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Rising climate warning affecting stability of West Antarctic Ice Sheet


March 19th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): New evidence has emerged which determines that even a slight rise in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, one of the gases that drives global warming, affects the ... Read more...

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Post-pandemic reforestation in New World helped trigger Little Ice Age


December 19th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new analysis has suggested that post-pandemic reforestation in the New World helped trigger the Little Ice Age from 1500 to 1750.The analysis, by Stanford University researchers ... Read more...

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Ground level ozone pollution set to reduce tree growth 10 percent by 2100


December 10th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has shown that modern day concentrations of ground level ozone pollution are decreasing the growth of trees in the northern and temperate mid-latitudes, with ... Read more...

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Human impacts have managed to curtail fires in most areas in 20th century


September 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): A new study of the last 2,000 years of charcoal evidence has suggested that human impacts have curtailed fires in most areas in the 20th century.Though climate ... Read more...

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Greenhouse gases increased sharply in 2007


April 26th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Global levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, the primary driver of climate change, increased by 0.6 percent or 19 billion tonnes last year. Additionally methane rose by 27 million ... Read more...

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Scientists call for better greenhouse gas monitoring system


April 25th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Colorado and NOAA have called for a 10-fold increase in global CO2 monitoring efforts to measure reduction trends in regions.CU-Boulder Research Associate ... Read more...

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Climate change to intensifies storms: study


April 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington April 19 (IANS) Hurricanes in some areas, including the North Atlantic, are likely to become more intense as a result of global warming even though the number of such storms decline, ... Read more...

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London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some plankton can thrive in acidic oceans, w


April 19th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some plankton can thrive in acidic oceans, which are a result of increased levels of carbon dioxide.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Tackling global warming tougher than thought earlier: study


April 3rd, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions that are leading to climate change is going to be a lot more challenging than society has been led to believe, according ... Read more...

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Gene that aids drought-resistant plants identified


February 28th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A gene involved in regulating carbon dioxide for photosynthesis and water evaporation could help grow drought-resistant crops, a new study has found. The discovery will enable understanding of ... Read more...

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Global warming causing plants to lose CO2 rather than absorbing it in northern regions


January 7th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new research has indicated that global warming is causing plants in the northern regions to lose carbon dioxide to the atmosphere rather than capturing it.According to a ... Read more...

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