Climate Change News News Archive

9 Results for August 2015

Strong Link Between Amazon Wildfire Risk, Devastating Hurricanes Uncovered - August 25, 2015

Warm oceans led to severe hurricane season and drew moisture away from South America which contributed drought and heightened wildfire risk in Amazon.

Snowball Earth Period Ended Due to Wobbling on Earth’s Axis - August 25, 2015

The sediment analysis done by the researchers reveals that the Earth’s climate is controlled by its orbit.

Boreal Forest Management Needed Attention and Focus to Adapt Climate Changes - August 25, 2015

Researchers call for greater focus on the health of boreal forest before hitting to a tipping point this century.

Restoring Grasslands Improve Climate - August 25, 2015

The increased evapotranspiration from plants cools the air which brings local and global climate benefits.

Clearer Picture of West Antarctica’s Future Revealed - August 25, 2015

The new study reveals how fast West Antactic is losing ice which could be a major contributor to sea-level rise.

China’s Carbon Emissions Overestimated - August 25, 2015

Refining estimates of carbon emissions can help get a clearer picture and improve climate projections.

Glaciers Currently Losing a Metre Every Year - August 18, 2015

The intense ice loss causes strong imbalance of glaciers and will continue even if climate stabilizes.

Late Application of CO2 Removal Cannot Save the Oceans - August 18, 2015

The business-as-usual scenario of emissions would not reduce ocean acidity and likely to increase more than the preindustrial level.

Antarctic Glaciers Maintain Ocean Food Chain - August 18, 2015

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.

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