global temperature

Evidence confirms CO2 spikes ended ice age


April 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Harvard scientists are helping show the fullest picture of how global spikes in carbon dioxide (CO2) combined to finish off the last ice age 20,000 to ... 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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Global warming ‘unlikely to hurt wind energy production’ in US


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Production of wind energy in the U.S. over the next 30-50 years will be largely unaffected by upward changes in global temperature, predict researchers.Sara Pryor, the project's ... Read more...

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Experts study black carbon, tropospheric ozone’s role in climate change


February 21st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Experts from the European Commission Joint Research Centre have suggested measures to reduce the impact of Black carbon (BC) and tropospheric ozone (O3) emission.Black carbon (BC) and tropospheric ... Read more...

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Halting greenhouse gas emissions would still make Earth warmer


February 16th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new University of Washington research has suggested that even if all green house gas emissions were stopped now, temperatures would remain higher than pre-Industrial Revolution levels because ... Read more...

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Halting emissions would still make earth warmer


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) If greenhouse gas emissions stopped now, the earth would still likely get warmer. While governments debate about potential policies that might curb the emission of greenhouse gases, new ... Read more...

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Antarctic icecaps could help scientists predict Earth’s future weather


November 28th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): London's Science Museum will feature three pieces of ice core, drilled from the Antarctic icecap, which could help scientists predict Earth's future weather.They will be installed in a ... Read more...

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Global temperatures set to rise 3.5 degrees C. by 2035: International Energy Agency


November 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.12 (ANI): Global temperatures are expected to rise 3.5 degrees C. over the next 25 years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said, suggesting that governments worldwide are failing to honor ... Read more...

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Earth witnessed extreme global warming around 40mn yrs ago


November 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new research by scientists has found that variations in atmosphere carbon dioxide around 40 million years ago were tightly linked to changes in global temperature.Scientists at ... Read more...

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Cars bigger culprits than planes in global warming


October 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Travelling by car increases the earth's temperature more in the long run than covering the same distance by air, researchers say. However, in the short term, air travel ... Read more...

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Car-travel in longer run hikes global temperatures more than air travel


October 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has found that driving a car increases global temperatures in the long run more than making the same long-distance journey by air.However, in the short ... 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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Traveling by car ‘contributes to global warming much more than by plane’


August 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): A new study has found that driving a car increases global temperatures in the long run more than making the same long-distance journey by air.However, in the short ... Read more...

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Scientists say that global warming threat is ‘undeniable’


July 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around three hundred scientists from more than 40 countries said that the evidence from 10 indicators on Global Warming points to the fact that the threat ... Read more...

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Tripura marks World Environment Day


June 5th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), June 5 (ANI): To stimulate awareness of the environment and enhance political attention and public action for environmental conservation an awareness rally started from the Umakanta Academy here this morning ... Read more...

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World’s Too Hot For Lizards To Handle


May 14th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global warming is getting all the more alarming by the day, and now not only the humans, but also the cold-blooded lizards are feeling the heat, ... Read more...

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95 per cent chance that Man is to blame for global warming


March 5th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): A new study has found that there is a 95 per cent chance that human activity is to blame for global warming, and only 5 percent chance that ... Read more...

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`Huge opportunity’ for stronger climate deal in Mexico: de Boer


February 26th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 26 (DPA) The conference on climate change scheduled this year in Mexico represents a "huge opportunity" for a stronger global agreement, UN climate panel chief Yvo de Boer said Friday. "While ... Read more...

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UN says tougher targets needed to avert climate disaster


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bali Island (Indonesia), Feb 23 (DPA) Countries need to set tougher targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avert a climate-change catastrophe, according to a new UN report ... Read more...

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Global warming both bane and boon for world’s poor


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Stanford University, US, has determined that global warming may have an adverse impact on food prices and hunger in poor populations of ... Read more...

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Last Decade Warmest Ever, NASA Study Reveals


January 25th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report released by NASA scientists reveals that the last decade experienced the warmest weather ever on Earth. The study also indicates that ... Read more...

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Last decade warmest on record


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A new analysis of global surface temperatures by NASA scientists has found that the last decade was the warmest on record, with 2009 being one of the warmest ... Read more...

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Spike in carbon dioxide emissions can cause mercury to rise


December 21st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide could have a significantly larger effect on global temperatures than previously thought, says a new study. A team of researchers demonstrated that only a ... Read more...

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Global temperatures could rise more than expected


December 21st, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 21 (ANI): A new study led by Yale University geologists has suggested that the kinds of increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) taking place today could have a significantly larger ... Read more...

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Black carbon deposits on Himalayas threaten Earth’s ‘Third Pole’


December 15th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): A new research by scientists from NASA and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has determined that black soot deposited on Tibetan glaciers in the Himalayas is threatening the ... Read more...

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India under attack as climate summit sputters to nowhere (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) India and China came under a concerted attack from rich nations Monday for a three-hour suspension of the Dec 7-18 climate summit, though an Indian ... Read more...

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Drilling 130,000 years of ice in Greenland may unlock secrets of climate history


October 20th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): An international group of scientists is all set to drill down through 130,000 years of accumulated ice in Greenland to unlock the secrets of climate history from what ... Read more...

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India hasn’t changed its climate policy: PM


July 29th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India has not changed its climate policy and the declaration at the Major Economic Forum adopted at L'Aquila, Italy, is not a declaration of India's climate ... Read more...

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Fire an integral part of global climate change, say scientists


April 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that fire must be accounted for as an integral part of global climate change.The study identifies significant contributions of fire to ... Read more...

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Rising global temperature may increase hospitalizations for respiratory problems


February 21st, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 21 (ANI): Experts have warned that high temperatures resulting from global climate change may increase hospitalisations for respiratory problems. This warning is based on an analysis of data from ... Read more...

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Global warming has caused Earths seasons to arrive 2 days earlier


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has brought to the fore another adverse effect of global warming, suggesting that it has led to Earths seasons to arrive 2 days earlier ... Read more...

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How to cool the planet using crops


January 16th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that by carefully selecting which varieties of food crops to cultivate, much of Europe and North America could be cooled ... Read more...

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Sea level to rise by 1 meter in next 100 years


January 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): New research has indicated that the ocean could rise a meter higher than the current sea level in the next 100 years, which is three times higher ... Read more...

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APs global warming report called irrational hysteria by scientists


December 18th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A group of scientists have vehemently criticized a recent Associated Press (AP) report on global warming, calling it irrational hysteria, horrifically bad and incredibly biased.According to a ... Read more...

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ESA tests laser to measure atmospheric CO2


December 4th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 4 (ANI): A recent ESA (European Space Agency) campaign has demonstrated how a technique using lasers could be employed to measure carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere.The campaign supports ... Read more...

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