climate shifts

Long distance migratory birds ‘more vulnerable to climate shifts’


September 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that birds embarking on long distance migrations are more susceptible to shifts in the climate than ones making shorter journeys.Scientists have said that ... Read more...

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Is it possible to predict future climate change?


August 31st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Climate change is a topic for hot debate across countries right now, but is it possible to predict future climate change?Researchers at Niels Bohr Institute at the University ... Read more...

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Tipping points trigger abrupt shifts in people, society, nature


September 5th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) What do abrupt changes in ocean circulation and earth's climate, shifts in wildlife populations and ecosystems, global finance market and epileptic seizures have in common? All of them share ... Read more...

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Scientists identify ‘tipping points’ at which sudden shifts to new conditions occur


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have identified 'tipping points' at which sudden shifts to new conditions occur in the world.The research was done by Martin Scheffer of Wageningen ... Read more...

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‘Motion picture’ of past warming paves way for snapshots of future climate change


July 17th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): By accurately modeling Earth's last major global warming and answering pressing questions about its causes, a team of scientists is unraveling the intricacies of the kind of abrupt ... Read more...

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Abrupt climate shifts may come within decades


December 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new U.S. government report has determined that abrupt climate shifts resulting in rising sea levels and severe droughts, may come within decades, which is sooner than ... Read more...

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End of last ice age saw dramatic see-saw climate changes


June 20th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): An international science team has gathered information from a Greenland ice core which shows that the Northern Hemisphere briefly emerged from the last ice age some 14,700 ... Read more...

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