14 Results for September 2012
Economic impact of global warming is costing the world more than $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP.
When we wipe out the most sensitive species, human beings reduce the resilience of ecosystems to climate change.
Risk of coral bleaching increases with higher water temperatures.
The researchers conclude that some critical ocean habitats could undergo significant changes in location, moving more than 600 miles from where they are now.
The study suggests there is a significant stratospheric impact on the ocean.
Experts warned of a "planetary emergency" due to the unforeseen global consequences of Arctic ice melt, including methane gas released from permafrost regions currently under ice.
It saves 40 percent of water used in conventional farming and uses non-conventional energy sources.
Climate change has moved from the realm of abstract debate to a business reality in much of the world.
The ice covering the search area for the two lost ships of Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition suddenly disappeared more than three weeks ago, eliminating any ice-related issues that might have hampered technologies deployed in the search.
The unprecedented loss of polar sea ice may lead to 'wild extremes' in the UK and northern Europe, say researchers
This study is the first comprehensive global survey of coral bleaching to express results in terms of global mean temperature change.
Droughts in the Southwest made more severe by warming temperatures are putting plants in stressful growing conditions, a new study has found.
The researchers found three different types of organic aerosol particles, all similar to laboratory-generated reference samples.
Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic has the potential to speed climate change, according to the results of a study led by Xiangdong Zhang.