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Ice samples show climate capable of abrupt changes


September 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Samples drilled from Greenland's ice sheets have thrown up intitial clues that our climate is capable of very rapid and rather abrupt changes, according to an ... Read more...

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Ancient leaves shed light on future climate


May 7th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Scientists say that fossil plant remains from millions of years ago might shed light on future climate changes caused by rising levels of carbon dioxide."Carbon isotopes are really ... Read more...

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Antarctica was once a warm “greenhouse” world


April 30th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Antarctica, the ice-covered mass of land on the earth was once a warm "greenhouse" or "hothouse" world, according to results of a research expedition in Antarctic waters.The findings ... 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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Cave reveals abrupt climate swings during Ice Age


January 21st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): A new research has determined that Ice Age climate records from an Arizona stalagmite link the Southwest's winter precipitation to temperatures in the North Atlantic, a finding that ... Read more...

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Half of Kiwis not convinced global warming is real


January 18th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, January 18 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that almost half of the population of New Zealand is not convinced global warming is real.According to a report in NZ Herald News, ... Read more...

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Current CO2 levels higher than last 2.1 million years


June 19th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that current CO2 levels are higher than the last 2.1 million years.The study is the latest to rule out a drop in CO2 ... Read more...

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Martian polar-layered deposits may bear imprint of changes in Red Planets orbit


February 4th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the polar-layered deposits on Mars may bear an imprint of variations in the Red Planets orbit.The study was led by J. ... Read more...

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Climate change during ice age did not happen at once


December 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) Major climatic events during past global ice ages did not occur at once or with the same intensity everywhere, according to new data. The research by Australian Nuclear ... Read more...

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Yellowstones amphibians declining fast due to climate change


October 28th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A research has determined that despite being protected longer than anywhere else on Earth, Yellowstone National Parks amphibians are declining fast, all due to climate change.Yellowstone National ... 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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Scientists head to warming Alaska to recover ice cores from glaciers


April 30th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of scientists is heading to warming Alaska to recover ice cores from glaciers, in an effort to better understand how the Pacific Northwest fits into ... Read more...

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Ancient Antarctic lake could yield vital clues about life on Earth


January 16th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Scientists have begun exploring an ancient lake hidden deep beneath Antarcticas ice sheet, which could yield vital clues to life on earth, climate change and future sea-level rise.The ... Read more...

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