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We're Running Out of Time: Ocean Acidification and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Soar
Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
The news is consistent with current trends in fossil fuel consumption.
Lakes Raise New Question on Arctic Warming
Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Research into the lakes that form when permafrost melts challenges the widely-held view that they are contributing to Arctic temperature rise by releasing carbon into the atmosphere.
Scientists Discover Mysterious, Harmful CFC Gases In the Atmosphere
Posted on: Jun 5, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Comparison of samples spread over more than 30 years has reveal new gases that can add to global warming—and evidence suggests they are man-made.
How Whale Feces Slows Down Ocean Warming
Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
By enriching the seas with iron expelled from their digestive systems, sperm whales are helping to slow the warming of the Antarctic, scientists say.
Drought Makes the Amazon Forest Emit Carbon
Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Drought and fire can dry the Amazon forest to the point where instead of storing carbon it releases it to the atmosphere, several studies suggest.
Katrina 'Could Soon Happen Every Other Year'
Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: Climate News Network
Storms as intense as Hurricane Katrina could in a few decades be occurring in the Atlantic every other year under the influence of the changing climate, researchers say.
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