Climate Change News News Archive

14 Results for September 2012

Climate Change Is Already Damaging Global Economy - September 28, 2012

Economic impact of global warming is costing the world more than $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP.

Loss of Species Makes Nature More Sensitive to Climate Change - September 27, 2012

When we wipe out the most sensitive species, human beings reduce the resilience of ecosystems to climate change.

Climate Is Changing the Great Barrier Reef - September 25, 2012

Risk of coral bleaching increases with higher water temperatures.

Scientists Predict Major Shifts in Pacific Ecosystems by 2100 - September 24, 2012

The researchers conclude that some critical ocean habitats could undergo significant changes in location, moving more than 600 miles from where they are now.

North Atlantic ‘Achilles Heel’ Lets Upper Atmosphere Affect the Abyss - September 24, 2012

The study suggests there is a significant stratospheric impact on the ocean.

‘Planetary Emergency’ Due To Arctic Melt, Experts Warn - September 24, 2012

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.

Organic Food Can Save The World From Devastating Climate Change - September 18, 2012

It saves 40 percent of water used in conventional farming and uses non-conventional energy sources.

Climate Change Becomes a Business Reality - September 18, 2012

Climate change has moved from the realm of abstract debate to a business reality in much of the world.

Arctic Ice Disappearance Should be ‘Wake-Up Call’ - September 17, 2012

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.

Arctic Sea Ice Melt May Trigger Extreme European Winter - September 17, 2012

The unprecedented loss of polar sea ice may lead to 'wild extremes' in the UK and northern Europe, say researchers

Most Coral Reefs Are at Risk Unless Climate Change Is Drastically Limited - September 17, 2012

This study is the first comprehensive global survey of coral bleaching to express results in terms of global mean temperature change.

Droughts Are Pushing Trees to the Limit - September 11, 2012

Droughts in the Southwest made more severe by warming temperatures are putting plants in stressful growing conditions, a new study has found.

Researchers Track Down the Sources of Condensation Nuclei - September 11, 2012

The researchers found three different types of organic aerosol particles, all similar to laboratory-generated reference samples.

Wetter Arctic Could Influence Climate Change - September 6, 2012

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.

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