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19 Results for December 2015
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How Carbon Leaks into Freshwater from Trees - December 29, 2015

Thirty (30) percent of the carbon stored in trees are ends up in aquatic environments.

Storms Cause Salt Marsh Erosion - December 29, 2015

Salt marshes know how to cope with powerful waves and can adapt to rising sea levels.

After Four Years, NASA Arctic Carbon Flights Concluded - December 23, 2015

A major project to measure carbon emissions over the Arctic has ended and now it is time to crunch the data.

Methane Emissions in Arctic Cold Season Higher Than Expected - December 23, 2015

A new study concludes that more methane is seeping out of the Arctic during the winter than previously thought.

Predicting Global Temperatures Requires Examination of Earth’s Recent History - December 23, 2015

Estimates of future global temperatures based on recent observations must account for the differing characteristics of each important driver of recent climate change, according to a new NASA study.

Breeding Success of Antarctic Seabird Declined - December 22, 2015

The result of the decline could be due to sea ice or factors affecting food availability and would continue to do so if environmental conditions are poor.

Closest Relatives of Baltic Sea Plankton Found in Brackish Environments - December 22, 2015

The understanding of how the Baltic Sea ecosystem works could help how this would be affected too by climate change.

Indonesian Peat Fires Vary in Carbon Emissions - December 22, 2015

Peatlands near canals release carbon emissions and create higher probality of high frequency fires.

Warm Nights Could Lead to More Carbon Flooding in the Atmosphere - December 15, 2015

Plant respiration goes up during warm weather and it loses more carbon during hotter nights than during cooler nights.

Inexpensive Device for Cookstoves May Decrease Global Warming - December 15, 2015

The metal insert decreased wood consumption and decreased emissions by 90 percent.

Clouds Amplify Warming - December 15, 2015

The findings call for a better monitoring of clouds in the computer so as to understand the rapidly evolving Arctic region.

Historic Arctic Whaling Ships Uncover Arctic Climate Data - December 8, 2015

The uncovering of the arctic climate data could help understand the changes in climate and will improve climate projections for the future.

Climate Change: Stressor on Food Security - December 8, 2015

Warmer temperatures and change in precipitation patterns cause cause disruption on food production which can create negative impacts on food security.

Natural Gas May Have Similar Impact as Coal on Climate Change - December 8, 2015

Any leak from natural gas will increase carbon footprint at a fast rate and must be controlled if it offers an important advantage than coal.

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