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Wind, solar power belong to state, claims Chinese province


July 4th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belong to the state and that any exploitation ... Read more...

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How variations in Sun’s energy contribute to climate change


January 15th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study has brought experts one step closer to understanding how much energy the Earth receives from the Sun, and how changes in that energy could contribute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How environmental changes affect bird behaviors


January 12th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has shown an important link between the natural variation in climate conditions and complex behaviors among birds.Researchers Walter Jetz from Yale University and Dustin Rubenstein ... Read more...

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Drought drives decade-long decline in global plant productivity


August 20th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study of NASA satellite data has revealed that global plant productivity that once was on the rise with warming temperatures and a lengthened growing season is ... Read more...

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Global wind-shift caused Earth’s last ice age to end


June 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A global shift in winds is what led to the end of Earth's last ice age- an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of ... Read more...

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Scientists figure out what ended last ice age


June 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The answer to what ended the last ice age, an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of human civilisation, may be blowing in the ... Read more...

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Scientists cast doubt over UN climate panel’s global warning claim


February 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Scientists have begun casting doubts over the United Nations climate panel's claim that global temperatures are rising relentlessly because of human pollution.In its last assessment, the Intergovernmental ... Read more...

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Swiss glaciers melting slower now than in 1940s!


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception that glaciers are melting faster the world over due to global warming, a new study says that Swiss glaciers were melting even faster in ... Read more...

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Countries adopt climate data sharing agreement


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (DPA) The members of the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Thursday approved an agreement to set up a global mechanism for sharing information on the climate and weather. The Global ... Read more...

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Drilled ice core in Greenland may contain climate history of past 38,000 years


August 25th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): A team of scientists has drilled an ice core of altogether 1757.87 m length on the Greenland inland ice within 110 days, which is expected to contain data ... Read more...

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Glaciers can shrink “in a geologic instant”


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new research by scientists has revealed that modern glaciers in deep ocean water can undergo periods of rapid retreat, where they can shrink even more quickly than ... Read more...

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Scientists find direct relationship between CO2 emissions and global warming


June 11th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): In a new study, a team of scientists has found a direct relationship between carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and global warming.The study was done by Damon Matthews, a ... Read more...

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2008 was Earths coolest year since 2000


February 24th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In a new analysis, climatologists have found that the year 2008 was Earths coolest year since 2000.The analysis, by climatologists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space ... Read more...

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Siberian lake may yield best evidence so far of past climate change


December 22nd, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A team of scientists will drill deep into a frozen Siberian lake to retrieve core samples more than three million years old in a bid to answer questions ... Read more...

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Studying prehistoric climate can help forecast future changes


November 25th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new research has indicated that studying prehistoric warm periods can help in forecasting future changes in climate.The research was conducted by the Pliocene Research, Interpretation and ... Read more...

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Global warming may be responsible for reduced lemming populations in Norway


November 6th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that climate change may be responsible for shrinking lemming populations in Norway.Lemming populations throughout Scandinavia tend to explode naturally every three to ... Read more...

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90,000 yr old data suggests warming, CO2 and ocean currents are linked


October 5th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have presented new data from their analysis of ice core samples and ocean deposits dating as far back as 90,000 years ago and have suggested that ... Read more...

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Data from past provides new insights into climate change


October 4th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Ice core and ocean deposit comparisons show complex links between carbon dioxide levels, ocean currents and climate and may help explain past, present and future climate trends.Researchers presented ... Read more...

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A sensor system run on electricity generated by trees may prevent forest fires


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) are developing a network of sensors that may be run on electricity generated by trees, which could be used to ... 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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Missing plant fossils could hold key to Earths reaction to global warming in future


July 19th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): New data has suggested that ocean temperatures could have soared as high as 41 degC during the Eocene period 55 to 34 million years ago, evidence of ... Read more...

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Study finds arsenic threats in Southeast Asia


July 14th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new model, developed by Eawag researchers, has shown that the contamination of groundwater with arsenic poses a risk to the health of millions of people, especially ... Read more...

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10-fold increase needed in network to track carbon emissions


April 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Monitoring greenhouse gas levels will require a global data collection network 10 times larger than the current set-up, according to a study. Scientists propose increasing the number of ... Read more...

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Now, a computer program that lets you “feel” the weather on the map


March 7th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): Climate researchers have developed a weather map interface that lets the user physically feel weather features. Developed by Haptics researcher Cagatay Basdogan of Koc University , Istanbul, Turkey, the ... Read more...

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New evidence of climate change may help explain mystery behind Antarctic ice sheet


February 29th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Scientists have found new evidence of climate change that may help explain some of the mystery surrounding the appearance of the Antarctic ice sheet.Ice sheet formation in ... Read more...

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Fossilized deep-ocean corals might reveal ancient climate secrets


February 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists aboard the Southern Surveyor, a research vessel, have retrieved live and fossilized deep-ocean corals from a depth of 1,650 meters near the Tasman Fracture Zone, south-east of ... Read more...

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Top 11 warmest years have occurred in the last 13 years


December 14th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Top 11 warmest years have all occurred in the last the 13 years, according to preliminary global temperature figures for 2007 released by the University of East Anglia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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