9 Results for August 2015
Warm oceans led to severe hurricane season and drew moisture away from South America which contributed drought and heightened wildfire risk in Amazon.
The sediment analysis done by the researchers reveals that the Earth’s climate is controlled by its orbit.
Researchers call for greater focus on the health of boreal forest before hitting to a tipping point this century.
The increased evapotranspiration from plants cools the air which brings local and global climate benefits.
The new study reveals how fast West Antactic is losing ice which could be a major contributor to sea-level rise.
Refining estimates of carbon emissions can help get a clearer picture and improve climate projections.
The intense ice loss causes strong imbalance of glaciers and will continue even if climate stabilizes.
The business-as-usual scenario of emissions would not reduce ocean acidity and likely to increase more than the preindustrial level.
The increased melting of glaciers increased the amount of iron in unfrozen areas which boosts phytoplankton providing more food for the entire chain and absorbing more CO2 from the atmosphere.