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West Antarctic ice sheet would collapse by year 3000: Study


January 10th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): By the dawn of this millennium, the West Antarctic ice sheet is likely to collapse and the global sea level may rise by nearly four meters, suggests a ... Read more...

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Climate change to precipitate Antarctic ice sheet collapse


January 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 10 (IANS) Rising carbon dioxide levels will precipitate the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3000, causing sea levels to rise by four metres. The study ... Read more...

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Human-induced land cover changes can influence regional climate


August 9th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9(ANI): Scientists have analyzed seven different climate models to come to the conclusion that human-induced land cover changes (LCCs), such as the clearing of forests for farming, can affect climate. ... Read more...

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Computer simulations reveal three green Sahara episodes over 120,000 years


October 1st, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 1 (ANI): New North African climate reconstructions have revealed three green Sahara episodes during which the present-day Sahara Desert was almost completely covered with extensive grasslands, lakes and ponds ... Read more...

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