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World on course for hottest year since 1880


July 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The world is on course for the hottest year since records began in 1880 after record-breaking temperatures in four of the first six months of the year, according ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NOAA: June was the warmest month since 1880


July 19th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Monday that June's worldwide averaged land surface temperature was the warmest on record since 1880.During last June, warmer-than-average ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Carbon dioxide dictated global climate patterns of the past


June 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Carbon dioxide has played a predominant role in dictating global climate patterns, according to a new study.The research, led by Brown University, appears in the journal Science.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon dioxide dictates global climate pattern (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Scientists have found the apparent role of carbon dioxide in the intensification of the Ice Ages and corresponding temperature changes in the tropical oceans. The research, led by a ... Read more...

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CO2 dictated global climate pattern


June 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Carbon dioxide levels explain why temperatures in tropical oceans and arctic waters have changed together for the past 2.7 million years, says a study. The findings led by a ... Read more...

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Global warming likely to impact rainfall patterns


March 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Climate models project that the global average temperature will rise about 1 degree C by mid-century, if we continue with business as usual and emit greenhouse gases. The ... Read more...

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Ocean temperature patterns in tropics and subtropics will change rainfall patterns


February 27th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that that ocean temperature patterns in the tropics and subtropics will change in ways that will lead to significant changes in rainfall ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

New El Nino may lead to increased drought in India


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): Meteorologists have warned that a new El Nino has begun, which may lead to increased drought in Africa, India and Australia, and may make 2010 one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York at risk from predicted sea level rise due to global warming


March 16th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that global warming is expected to cause the sea level along the northeastern U.S. coast to rise almost twice as fast as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rising sea levels triggered by global warming threaten New York


March 16th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) Global warming is expected to raise sea level along the northeastern US almost twice as fast as that elsewhere during this century, exposing New York City to ... Read more...

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Reduction in greenhouse gases caused prehistoric global cooling: Study


February 27th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Ice in Antarctica suddenly appeared about 35 million years ago. For the previous 100 million years the continent had been essentially ice-free. The question for science has been, ... Read more...

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35.5 mln yr old global cooling caused by sharp decline in CO2


February 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new research has found that prehistoric global cooling that started in Antarctica about 35.5 million years ago, was caused by a sharp drop in the carbon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming will spark an increase in US wildfires by end of 21st century


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Experts have warned that global warming will spark a dramatic increase in wildfires in the US by the end of this century.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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