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Global Warming Report Warns the World is “Ill-Prepared”

Global Warming Report Warns the World is “Ill-Prepared”

By Sean Patterson April 1, 2014

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 …

Extreme Weather – Is Arctic Warming To Blame? 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 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 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 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 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 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 …

Walrus Crowd Could be Result of Global Warming Walrus Crowd Could be Result of Global Warming

The 10,000 walrus party that gathered on a barrier island beach in Alaska could have an environmental cause for their unusual behavior. According to the AP, the walruses can’t find sufficient sea ice this year in the warming waters of …

Climate Change Blamed on Humans in New IPCC Report Climate Change Blamed on Humans in New IPCC Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a new report on the Earth’s climate today, stating that humanity’s influence on the warming climate “is clear. The panel, an organization set up by world governments to assess the science and risks …

Alaska Glacier Thaws, Ancient Forest Emerges Alaska Glacier Thaws, Ancient Forest Emerges
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News that will no doubt spark global warming debates, an ancient forest floor has surfaced thanks to an Alaska glacier thawing. According to Live Science, trees in the forest are at least 1,000 years old. (image) Stumps and logs coming …

New Study: Marine Life Rapidly Migrating to Poles New Study: Marine Life Rapidly Migrating to Poles
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A new study published in the journal of Nature and Climate Change may generate some controversial discussion: the rising ocean temperatures are pushing marine creatures 7 km (just over 3 mi) a year in the direction of the cooler water. …

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Of Melting North Pole Stunning Time-Lapse Video Of Melting North Pole

The North Pole is melting, and now there’s a pretty shocking video to prove it. The North Pole Environmental Observatory captured some stunning images of huge chunks of ice turning to liquid after a heat wave swept through. Even after …

Arctic Sea Ice Declining, Shows Satellite Data Arctic Sea Ice Declining, Shows Satellite Data
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A new European Space Agency (ESA) study has shown that Arctic sea ice has declined significantly since 2003. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, has confirmed that Arctic ice volume is declining, rather than just sea …

Climate Change is Threatening the Amazon Rainforest Climate Change is Threatening the Amazon Rainforest

A NASA-led study has shown that a part of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California is still suffering from a “megadrought” that began in 2005. Researchers cited this and damage due to drought recurrences in the Amazon during …

2012 the Ninth Warmest Year on Record, Says NASA 2012 the Ninth Warmest Year on Record, Says NASA

NASA announced this week that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since 1880, the earliest date to which global temperatures can be tracked. 2005 and 2010 rank as the hottest years on record, while all 10 of the warmest years …

Study Shows Ice Loss at Both Poles Increasing Study Shows Ice Loss at Both Poles Increasing

A new study by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) is showing that the melting rate for ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica has increased over the past two decades. All together, the ice sheets are losing over three …

NASA Study Finds Global Sea Level Rising Once Again NASA Study Finds Global Sea Level Rising Once Again

Though the world’s oceans have been steadily rising at a rate of 3.2 mm per year for decades now, NASA scientists reported last year that the global sea level had actually dropped sharply between early 2010 and summer 2011, by …