global climate system

New CO2 model to ensure that Earth doesn’t heat up beyond two degrees


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new model that specifies the maximum volumes of carbon dioxide that humans may emit to remain below the critical threshold for climate warming of ... Read more...

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Whitening clouds could fight global warming


June 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Whitening clouds over the ocean to reflect sunlight could counter global warming, proposed a study by the Carnegie Institution, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science.The researchers ... Read more...

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Current CO2 emissions could lead to ‘climate tipping point’ by 2200


June 29th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): If carbon dioxide emissions continue on their present course, there will be a fundamental shift in the global climate system- a tipping point-by 2200, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Drilling project to reveal climate change in Antarctic


January 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) The world's largest marine geoscience project is underway to drill deep beneath the Antarctic to discover clues to climate change. That would involve boring through two km of ... Read more...

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New discoveries could improve projections of future climate conditions


December 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): New discoveries about the deep ocean's temperature variability and circulation system could help improve projections of future climate conditions.The deep ocean is affected more by surface warming than ... Read more...

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No evidence found for meteorite impact event 13,000 years ago


December 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found no evidence supporting a meteorite impact event at the onset of the Younger Dryas - 13000 years ago.The Younger Dryas is ... Read more...

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Four activists share 2009 ‘Alternative Nobel’


October 13th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 13 (DPA) Four activists were Tuesday named co-winners of the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, or so-called "Alternative Nobel", for their work in campaigning against nuclear weapons, protecting the rain forests ... Read more...

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Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate


May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

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Latest satellite imagery shows Arctic teetering on thin ice


April 7th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Latest satellite imagery shows that the Arctic is virtually teetering on a layer of thin ice, not to speak of its shrinking ice area over the decade. Researchers from ... Read more...

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Research aircraft to study climate change in remote atmospheric region


June 13th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Scientists are deploying an advanced research aircraft to study a remote atmospheric region that influences climate change by affecting the amount of solar heat that reaches Earths ... Read more...

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Cleaner air threatens Amazon rainforest


May 8th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Climate scientists from the UK and Brazil have come with an unusual theory, which suggests that the Amazon rainforest, so crucial to the Earths climate system, is ... Read more...

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