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Scientists pinpoint cause of past sea level rises


July 12th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified what actually triggered the rapid rise of sea levels in the past, using climate and ice sheet models.The process, named 'saddle-collapse', was found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Clouds to cool the earth


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Analysis of lower cloud levels over the past decade has thrown up hints of a cooling mechanism that may be key to the planet's climate, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Antarctic ice sheet would collapse by year 3000: Study


January 10th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): By the dawn of this millennium, the West Antarctic ice sheet is likely to collapse and the global sea level may rise by nearly four meters, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change to precipitate Antarctic ice sheet collapse


January 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 10 (IANS) Rising carbon dioxide levels will precipitate the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3000, causing sea levels to rise by four metres. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Early summer heat waves are deadliest


December 1st, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have pointed out that the risk of dying from a heat waves is highest when they occur early in the summer and are hotter and longer than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Large-scale crop failures to increase under climate change, finds study


October 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that large-scale crop failures like the one that caused the recent Russian wheat crisis are likely to become more common under climate change ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early Earth haze similar to Titan may have been UV shield for planet


June 4th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study shows a thick organic haze that covered the Earth several billion years ago, similar to that on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may have provided ultraviolet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manmade seawater particles can help reduce global warming


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Computer models have shown how man made seawater particles change cloud brightness, temperature and rain patterns, thus proving useful against global warming.New results from modeling clouds like those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can steam emitted by ships offset global warming?


February 20th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Ships blowing off steam are helping researchers understand how man-made particles might be useful against global warming. New results from modeling clouds like those seen in shipping lanes ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Climate change accelerating faster than expected


November 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 26 (ANI): A group of international scientists has said that the most recent observations show that climate change is accelerating faster than expected.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change rate over next century could be higher than previously anticipated


October 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): In a new experiment, scientists have found that the rate of climate change over the next century could be higher than previously anticipated.The results of the experiment at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sudden heating of Arctic in last 50 yrs proof of humans influencing climate


September 4th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): A new study indicates that Arctic temperatures suddenly increased during the last 50 years, after 1,900 years of natural cooling, which is additional evidence that humans are influencing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human-generated aerosols from northern hemisphere may affect rainfall patterns in Australia


August 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Australian scientists, using a climate model, have suggested that human-generated aerosols from the northern hemisphere may have contributed to increased rainfall in north-western and central Australia, and decreased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human-induced global warming increases water vapor in atmosphere


August 12th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Climate models have confirmed that as a result of human-induced global warming, the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere is increasing.The research was done by scientists from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arctic Ocean may turn into ‘polluted soup’ by 2070


August 7th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A climate model has predicted that global warming, combined with nuclear waste, may make the Arctic Ocean a polluted soup by the year 2070.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ozone hole responsible for saturation in Southern Ocean’s CO2 absorption


June 27th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the ozone hole is responsible for the drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) absorption in the Southern Ocean, which is considered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cold, wet Mars may have been just as hospitable to life as a warm one


May 21st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a cold, wet Mars may have been just as hospitable to life as a warm one.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists predict weakened monsoon for India by century end


February 28th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new climate modeling study has indicated that the South Asian summer monsoon, which is critical to agriculture in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, could be weakened ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aerosols may have a greater impact on patterns of rainfall than previously thought


February 15th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A leading atmospheric scientist has said that aerosols may have a greater impact on patterns of Australian rainfall and future climate change than previously thought. Aerosols are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming may delay recovery of stratospheric ozone


February 5th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increasing greenhouse gases could delay, or even postpone indefinitely the recovery of stratospheric ozone in some regions of the Earth.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Californias drought a result of expanding tropics


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the three-year drought in California, US, may be a consequence of the expanding tropics, which are a gradual result of human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans may have prevented super ice age


November 13th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Based on a new climate model, scientists have determined that had humans not radically altered the atmosphere by pumping massive amounts of carbon dioxide into it, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, US to work jointly on climate monitoring system


September 11th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) For improving monsoon and weather forecasting in the south Asian region, India and the US Thursday signed three pacts for joint climate monitoring and prediction of monsoon.Both ... Read more...

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Black carbon aerosols cause reduced monsoon rainfall over India


July 16th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research have analyzed that black carbon aerosols cause reduced monsoon rainfall over India.They analyzed a six-member ensemble of twentieth-century simulations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snowmelt caused by global warming may threaten ecosystems and water reserves in western US


July 16th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new study has determined that global warming could lead to larger changes in snowmelt in the western United States than was previously thought, possibly increasing wildfire ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Carbon emissions may be immaterial to global warming in future


April 28th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (ANI): While climate change and carbon emissions are considered to be strongly associated, a new study report suggests that this relationship will perhaps no longer persist in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reduction in cloud cover amplified dino-era global warming


April 11th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that during the age of dinosaurs about 100 million years ago, a warming spell caused cloud cover to drastically decrease, which helped ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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