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Technology too inadequate to mitigate climate change effect


March 20th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Scientists and planners taking the help of technology to mitigate the effects of climate change may find it too inadequate to help, warns an expert.Richard York, ... Read more...

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Climate Change: Much of Earth Could Become Uninhabitable


May 12th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research which has been published by the "Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences" recently has suggested that in a worst case scenario, at least half of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s landmass increased due to sedimentation in rivers


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's landmass has increased in recent years, thanks to sedimentation in its southern rivers, a study has revealed. The study shows that the country has actually grown in landmass ... 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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Governments ‘underestimating’ scale of CO2 emissions


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new research has concluded that policymakers in Europe and US are markedly underestimating the changes needed to mitigate carbon dioxide (CO2) emission required to prevent dangerous climate ... Read more...

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Texas to legally challenge the Environmental Protection Agency


February 17th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by BNO News
AUSTIN, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – Texas is taking legal action in the U.S. Court of Appeals challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) endangerment finding for greenhouse gases, Governor Rick Perry announced on ... Read more...

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Aerosols can make methane more potent than previously thought


October 30th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 30 (ANI): A new study has led climate modelers to determine that an aerosol-laden sky could make methane a more potent greenhouse gas than previously thought.According to a report in ... 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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Scientists provide conclusive proof that humans are causing polar warming


October 31st, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new research has provided conclusive proof that human activity is responsible for significant warming in both polar regions.The research was undertaken by a team of scientists ... Read more...

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Let the sea rise, say the Dutch (With Images)


July 27th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Salzburg (Austria), July 27 (IANS) Seventy percent of the Netherlands is below the sea, making it more vulnerable than any other country to climate change-triggered rising sea levels. The Dutch ... Read more...

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Greenhouse gases increased sharply in 2007


April 26th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Global levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, the primary driver of climate change, increased by 0.6 percent or 19 billion tonnes last year. Additionally methane rose by 27 million ... Read more...

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Turtles are excellent indicators of the effects of climate change


April 20th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 20 (ANI): The fact that marine turtles are emerging as excellent indicators of the effects of climate change might benefit people living along the coastlines of the world. According to ... Read more...

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Faint earth tremors can track extreme storms


April 18th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that data from faint earth tremors caused by wind-driven ocean waves can track extreme storms.Often dismissed as background noise at seismographic stations ... Read more...

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Tiny tremors can track extreme storms in a warming planet


April 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Data from faint earth tremors caused by wind-driven ocean waves - often dismissed as "background noise" at seismographic stations - suggest extreme ocean storms have become more frequent ... Read more...

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CII felicitates Dr. R K Pachauri


December 15th, 2007 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Congratulating Dr R K Pachauri for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in his capacity as the Chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Sunil Kant ... Read more...

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