Climate Change News News Archive

8 Results for October 2012

Food and Climate: A New Warning - October 24, 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.

Some GMO Cheerleaders Also Deny Climate Change - October 24, 2012

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.

Computer Models Of Earth’s Climate Change Confirmed On Mars - October 17, 2012

These computer programs predicted Martian glaciers and other features on Earth's planetary neighbor.

Arctic Ice Melt is ‘Decades Ahead’ of Previous Models - October 8, 2012

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."

Scientists Warn Geo-Engineering Can Kill Billions of People - October 4, 2012

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.

High-Arctic Heat Tops 1,800-Year High - October 2, 2012

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.

Fish Getting Smaller as the Oceans Warm - October 1, 2012

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.

Climate Change Could Cripple Southwestern U.S. Forests - October 1, 2012

Trees Face Rising Drought Stress and Mortality as Climate Warms.

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