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Global Warming Caused Mass Extinction 55 Million Years Ago, Shows Study

Global Warming Caused Mass Extinction 55 Million Years Ago, Shows Study

By Sean Patterson October 21, 2014

As politicians continue to debate climate change, researchers are hard at work trying to predict what humans can expect as the planet continues to warm. Even with plenty of research, the many variables involved in climate change make the future …

Climate Change: It Can Affect Travel Costs Too

For years experts have been warning about the devastating effects of climate change. While these same experts warned that climate change was happening now, most people weren’t afraid of the consequences because they didn’t expect them to start happening so …

Climate Change Could Cause Food Shortage

For years scientists have warned of the dangers of climate change. While most people assume that climate change is just something that happens naturally, studies have shown that the climate change that is currently taking place is actually human-induced. Pollution …

Climate Change Presents Risk to US Business

In a nonpartisan study released by the Risky Business Project, leading economic and environmental figures have assessed the monetary threat that climate change proposes to business in the United States. The findings are not optimistic. The study, led by former …

Pat Sajak Stirs Up Climate Change Trouble On Twitter

Pat Sajak has been a familiar face to most of us for over 30 years, showing up in our living rooms every night on Wheel Of Fortune with his lovely sidekick Vanna. The game show host has been a beloved …

Global Warming Report Warns World is "Ill-Prepared" Global Warming Report Warns World is "Ill-Prepared"

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this week issued its Fifth Assessment Report on the impacts of climate change around the world. The new report states that the effects of climate change are already occurring throughout the world. The …

Antarctica Storm Photographed by Satellite Antarctica Storm Photographed by Satellite

People here in the United States are simply tired of hearing about winter weather; The polar vortex and winter storm Titan have brought enough cold and precipitation to last the eastern US for quite some time. That being said, looking …

Chipotle Guacamole at Risk Due to Climate Change Chipotle Guacamole at Risk Due to Climate Change

According to Chipotle’s annual report released last month that was recently highlighted by the liberal blog ThinkProgress, guacamole could be removed from the menu as a result of global warming. The restaurant chain said it uses 97,000 pounds of avocado …

Bill Nye Argues Global Warming With Congresswoman Bill Nye Argues Global Warming With Congresswoman

Bill Nye (The Science Guy) has been stirring up all kinds of trouble lately. Not only did he defend the theory of evolution against Ken Ham, in early February, now he is in a battle with Republican Representative and vice …

Extreme Weather – Is Arctic Warming To Blame?
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The winter of 2013-14 will go down in the history books as one of the most frigid cold and snowy winters in decades. Records have been broken all over the country, record cold and snowfall levels. But what is really …

2013 Temperatures Tie For Seventh Warmest

Though much of the U.S. is currently experiencing cold temperatures and snow, it turns out that the previous year has easily made it into the top 10 warmest years since 1880. NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) today released …

More El Niño Heat Waves Expected in the Future

As high temperatures continue to scorch much of Australia this week, researchers are warning that particularly harsh summers could become more normal in the future. A new study published this week in Nature Climate Change predicts that hot El Niño- …

2014 Weather Predictions for the US

As the end of 2013 quickly approaches and New Years Resolutions fill early 2014 – predictions are also high on the list for the future of Americans. Most of us love predictions and getting a peek into the future. No …

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Up 50% This Year

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the volume of Arctic sea ice measured this year is up 50% from the volume measured in 2012. The ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured 9,000 cubic km or sea ice back in October, …

New Study: Mammals Shrink During Warming Events

Phys.org noted a study published earlier this week by a University of Michigan paleontologist and his research team. They claim to have discovered a process of mammalian “dwarfing” that occurred during multiple climate warming events between 50 and 53 million …

New Pollen Study Reveals What Happened in Bronze Age

The New York Times reported that a recent study of pollen may explain the sudden collapse of what were, at the time, highly successful civilizations like the Egyptians, the Babylonians, and the Hittites. 3200 years in the distant past, Tel …

Hurricane Raymond Soaks South Western Mexico

Hundreds more were evacuated, schools and ports were closed, as hurricane Raymond loomed large over coastal south-western Mexico along the Pacific coast on Monday. The region is on the verge of being hammered twice in quick succession as it gets …