8 Results for October 2012
The study found that rice yields would likely fall by a third by the end of the century, while methane emissions from rice cultivation would jump 58 percent.
The consensus around GMOs-or at least the specter of one-arose through the lobbying and support of an industry desperate to protect its own multibillion-dollar investments.
These computer programs predicted Martian glaciers and other features on Earth's planetary neighbor.
The models have typically predicted that will not happen for decades but the measurements that are coming in tell us it is already happening so once again we are decades ahead of schedule."
Geo-engineers are considering projects on an enormous scale that might one day be used to manipulate levels of atmospheric aerosols and influence cloud formation in order to cool our planet.
Researchers produced the 1,800 year climate record by analyzing levels of unsaturated fats in algae buried in the sediments of Kongressvatnet lake, in western Svalbard.
The researchers used computer modeling to study more than 600 species of fish from oceans around the world and found that the maximum body weight they can reach could decline by 14-20 per cent between years 2000 and 2050, with the tropics being one of the most impacted regions.
Trees Face Rising Drought Stress and Mortality as Climate Warms.