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Climate change triggers early grape ripening


February 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Climate change is causing the early ripening of grapes, latest research shows.Scientists attribute the fruit's ripening to climate warming and a decline in soil water content, ... Read more...

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Human-induced global warming requires long-term study


November 20th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS)Isolating the human imprint on global warming amid natural climate fluctuations requires long-term analysis and not short term studies, satellite data reveals.The data indicates that the lower ... Read more...

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Hydroelectric projects harming rivers: Experts


October 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) A two-day national conference on the impact of climate change on India's rivers that ended here Sunday has called for discouraging the setting up of hydro-electric ... Read more...

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Scientists link extreme weather with climate change


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Climate change seems to have triggered extreme weather that has wreaked destruction all over the globe during the last decade. After more than 20 years of ... Read more...

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Greenhouse emissions led to increase in extreme rains, says study


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that high greenhouse gas emissions have contributed to increase in extreme rain events seen in North America over the second half of the ... Read more...

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IPCC looking for communications manager to tackle crisis situation


December 27th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is reportedly looking for its first Communications and Media Relations Programme Manager to help it avoid a mismanaged situation like last ... Read more...

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Influential climate change report ‘derived from Wikipedia’


November 24th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Research questioning the validity of global warming was allegedly lifted from Wikipedia and textbooks, it has emerged.A report by statistician Edward Wegman criticised earlier research led by scientist ... Read more...

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Climate scientist involved in emails controversy says he did no wrong


November 16th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): A year after he was accused of being at the centre of a political and scientific storm over hundreds of leaked climate science emails, researcher Dr. Phil Jones ... Read more...

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Scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent global warming


September 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A University of Calgary climate scientist has said that there may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes."Releasing engineered ... Read more...

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No concrete proof to pin Leh cloudburst on global warming: Experts


August 18th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Two weeks back, a Himalayan desert town, Leh was ravaged by a fatal cloudburst - but scientists insist that there isn't sufficient evidence to confirm that it occurred ... Read more...

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Indian origin Oz scientist says El Nino can help Australia win Ashes series


June 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 26(ANI): A study led by an Indian origin meteorologist in Australia has predicted that the recent El Nino event in the country can help the Ricky Ponting-led team to win ... Read more...

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Hot cities getting hotter faster


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): With the summer sun baking up the earth and cities growing in number, hot cities will grow even hotter, says a new study.It is known that cities retain ... Read more...

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Pacific Islands are growing, not sinking


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that many low-lying islands in the Pacific are growing and not sinking.Islands in Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Federated States of Micronesia are among those that ... Read more...

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Climate Change Might Increase Allergy Cost, Reports Say


April 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The increase in climatic changes could have much wider ramifications than what was perceived earlier. Global warming might turn into a major cause of concern among ... Read more...

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Did climatic conditions trigger Angkor’s collapse?


March 30th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Decades of drought, alternating with intense monsoon rains, may have sounded the death knell for Cambodia's ancient Khmer civilization at Angkor nearly 600 years ago. Columbia University researchers say ... Read more...

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Scientist admits sending ‘awful’ e-mails that suppressed data on climate change


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that Professor Phil Jones, a climate scientist, has admitted that he had "written some very awful e-mails", that attempted to suppress crucial data on climate change.The ... Read more...

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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...

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IPCC responsible for public losing confidence in climate science: Expert


February 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.20 (ANI): The release of flawed data about Himalayan glaciers melting by 2035 has resulted in a loss of public confidence in climate science, a top US academic has claimed.Dr ... Read more...

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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...

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Large changes in climate likely over next century


December 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): A new research has led to the confirmation of the mainstream scientific view that large changes in the climate are likely over the next century.The research collected ... Read more...

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Copenhagen summit should fail, says top climate scientist


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Accusing politicians of failing to rise to the challenge of climate change, the US scientist who helped alert the world of global warming now says he would rather ... Read more...

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Copenhagen climate change talks must end in disaster, says top scientist


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 3 (ANI): The scientist who convinced the world to take notice of the looming danger of global warming has said that it would be better for the planet and ... Read more...

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British climate scientist steps down over leaked emails


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A top British climate scientist has stepped down as head of a research unit for the duration of an inquiry into allegations that he hid data to bolster ... Read more...

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Danish PM to discuss climate change during visit to India


September 10th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.10 (ANI): The Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Loekke Rasmussen, will arrive here on Friday on a daylong working visit to India to speed up negotiations on a climate ... Read more...

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Global warming bringing more extreme heat waves


August 30th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): A new report from the National Wildlife Federation and Physicians for Social Responsibility, US, has determined that global warming is bringing more frequent and severe heat waves and ... Read more...

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Sahara desert becoming green due to climate change


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Scientists are now seeing signals that the Sahara desert and surrounding regions are greening due to increasing rainfall, all thanks to the rising temperatures due to climate ... Read more...

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Daryl Hannah arrested in Virginia


June 25th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Actress and environmental crusader Daryl Hannah has been arrested, after being involved in a protest against mountain top mining in West Virginia.The 48-year-old, along with 30 other protesters, blocked a road ... Read more...

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Indian scientist says clean cooking stoves can save the planet


April 19th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Soot from mud cooking stoves in tens of thousands of villages in India is emerging as a major source of global warming, according to a leading climate scientist ... Read more...

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Aerosols possibly behind much of Arctic warming


April 9th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Aerosols are possibly behind much of the atmospheric warming in the Arctic since 1976, according to US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists. Emitted by natural and human ... Read more...

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Aerosols play a key role in atmospheric warming in Arctic


April 9th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A new research by NASA scientists has suggested that much of the atmospheric warming observed in the Arctic since 1976 may be due to changes in tiny airborne ... Read more...

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Arctic Ocean to lose ice cover in 30 years


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Thanks to the acceleration in global warming, the Arctic Ocean will lose its ice cover in the next 30 years, says a new study, and not in 100 ... Read more...

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Scientists identify two new potent greenhouse gases


March 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified two new greenhouse gases one emitted by the electronic industry and the other used in pest control, which are rapidly accumulating in the atmosphere.According ... Read more...

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Warmer oceans can fuel more thunderstorms


December 25th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that thunderstorms are more frequent over areas where ocean temperatures are warm.According to a report by Science News, the growth of thunderheads the ... Read more...

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Global warming aided by drought, deforestation link in equatorial Asia


December 9th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study has found that in the rainforests of equatorial Asia, a link between drought and deforestation is fueling global warming.The study, analyzing six years of ... Read more...

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Urgently required: Climate emergency back-up plan


November 8th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Steep cuts in carbon emissions are a must for stabilising global climate, but a backup plan is also urgently required. Geo-engineering solutions like injecting dust into air are ... Read more...

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