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2010 - one of the two warmest years on record


July 1st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Last year, 2010, was one of the two warmest years on record worldwide, says the 2010 State of the Climate report. The year 2005 tops the ... Read more...

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Study shows weakened trade winds in Tropical Atlantic


February 7th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that trade winds in the tropical Atlantic have weakened and the pattern of ocean surface temperature has changed.And as a result, the equatorial ... Read more...

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Australia Waiting For Cyclone Yasi


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia is gearing up to brave one of the fiercest cyclones to hit the continent in recent times. It has been triggered by high ocean temperature ... Read more...

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How 450mn-yr-old mass extinction is closely linked to climate change


January 28th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Geobiologists at California Institute of Technology have found how the mass extinction that occurred 450 million years ago is linked to a cooling climate.The mass extinction coincided with ... Read more...

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Hawaiian oceans could provide steady renewable energy: Study


August 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa say that seawater from the Hawaiian Islands may be ideal for future ocean-based renewable energy plants.The technology is referred to ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Warmer seas may rob corals and rainforests of protective clouds


February 21st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A new research has suggested that rising ocean temperatures may leave corals and rainforests without clouds for protection.Five years ago, Graham Jones and his team at Southern Cross ... Read more...

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Warming oceans make North Atlantic fish populations shift


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): A new study has determined that about half of 36 fish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, many of them commercially valuable species, have been shifting northward over ... Read more...

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Global warming could be double than previous estimates


May 20th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that climate change odds are much worse than thought, with analysis showing that global warming could be double than the previous ... Read more...

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Climate change may cause massive coral reef destruction: study


May 13th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manado (Indonesia), May 13 (DPA) Coral reefs would disappear from the Coral Triangle by the end of this century unless effective action is taken on climate change, said a study released Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Airborne dust reduction linked with Atlantic Ocean warming


March 28th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Reduced presence of airborne dust and volcanic emissions over the past 30 years are linked with recent Atlantic Ocean warming and has a link to increasing number of ... Read more...

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Reduction in airborne dust responsible for recent warming trend in Atlantic Ocean


March 27th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): A new study has determined that the recent warming trend in the Atlantic Ocean is largely due to reductions in airborne dust and volcanic emissions during the past ... Read more...

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Sunlight has more powerful influence on ocean circulation and climate than ice sheets


November 7th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the distribution of sunlight, rather than the size of North American ice sheets, is the key variable in changes in the ... Read more...

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Global warming induced hurricanes may be fewer, but of higher intensity


August 13th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Global warming will decrease hurricane activity, but if formed they would be of very high intensity, says a group of researchers. In the study, scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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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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African dust storms forecast may help predict hurricanes


May 24th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A scientist has suggested that forecasting African dust storms might help in predicting severity of the hurricane season.Researchers in the University of Wisconsin-Madisons Cooperative Institute for Meteorological ... Read more...

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Solved: the Antarctic ice sheet mystery


February 29th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 29 (IANS) The mystery surrounding the formation of the Antarctic ice sheet - particularly its effect on ocean temperature - has been solved. Or so contends a new study. Cardiff ... Read more...

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Releases of potent greenhouse gas may have helped end ice ages


February 27th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that vast releases of a potent greenhouse gas from the oceans may have helped trigger the ends of past ice ages, which if ... Read more...

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Dust storms from Africa cools down temperature of Atlantic Ocean


February 17th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has indicated that strong winds from Western Africa carry dust particles into the skies over the Atlantic Ocean, directly cools down the ocean temperature, leading ... Read more...

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Growing human population endangering Caribbean coral reefs


January 9th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that coral reefs in the Caribbean have suffered significant changes due to the proximal effects of growing human population in the region.The human ... Read more...

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Global warming may be behind El Ninos altered behaviour (Re-Issue)


December 26th, 2007 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that the climatic event know as El Nino, which occurs along the Peruvian coasts, is being affected by global warming, thus changing its observed behaviour.Literally ... Read more...

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Global warming may be behind El Ninos altered behaviour


December 21st, 2007 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that the climatic event know as El Nino, which occurs along the Peruvian coasts, is being affected by global warming, thus changing its observed behaviour.Literally ... Read more...

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Ingredients for more powerful Atlantic hurricanes revealed


November 30th, 2007 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have found that the Atlantic organizes the ingredients for a powerful hurricane season. The ocean, they claim, can create a situation where either everything is conducive ... Read more...

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