Sea change in salinity heralds shift in rainfallReuters | 26 Apr 2012
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists have detected a clear change in salinity of the world's oceans and have found that the cycle that drives rainfall and evaporation has intensified more than thought because of global warming.
Evidence of past Southern hemisphere rainfall cycles related to Antarctic temperaturesScienceDaily.com | 17 Jan 2012
Geoscientists have published the first evidence that warm-cold climate oscillations well known in the Northern Hemisphere over the most recent glacial period also appear as tropical rainfall variations in the Amazon Basin of South America. It is the first clear expression of these cycles in the Southern hemisphere.
Royal Society says climate change man madeEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 30 Sep 2010
The Royal Society has today (September 30) announced climate change is manmade and while the evidence is not 100% policy must be set now to tackle it.
Legal challenge over climate change dataThe Australian | 16 Aug 2010
SCIENTISTS affirm that greenhouse gas emissions from humans are the main cause of warming. The Australian Academy of Science yesterday went on the front foot to clear up confusion after challenges to warming theories. Academy past president Kurt Lambeck said the scientific statement aimed to...
More Americans say global warming exaggerated: pollReuters | 11 Mar 2010
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A growing number of Americans, nearly half the country, think global warming worries are exaggerated and more people doubt that scientific warnings of severe environmental fallout will ever occur, according to a new Gallup poll. It seems like the percentage of the Americans who think global warming is too exaggerated need more proof that Global warming is actually real.
Global warming causing stronger hurricanes?MSNBC | 15 Aug 2006
The increase in the intensity and duration of Atlantic hurricanes in recent decades is due to temperature increases in the atmosphere caused by global warming, and not by natural variations in ocean temperature, according to a new study.
Clinton Unveils Global Warming InitiativeLos Angeles Times | 03 Aug 2006
On a stage of political all-stars Tuesday afternoon at UCLA, former President Clinton announced a new initiative to help cities combat global warming. Joined by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and London Mayor Ken Livingstone, Clinton laid out the challenges ahead.
Desertification a Growing ConcernVoice of America News | 03 Aug 2006
Desertification is the gradual and dangerous degradation of productive land into useless desert. Land experts have been concerned about the process for two decades. The United Nations declared 2006 the International Year of Deserts and Desertification.
Is Climate Change to Blame for 'Dead Zone'?ABC News | 03 Aug 2006
Scientists have struggled to understand a huge "dead zone" that has formed off the coast of Oregon every summer for the last five years, killing marine life over a wide area. Unlike the dead zones in areas like the northern Gulf of Mexico, which are caused primarily by agricultural runoff, this appears to be a somewhat natural phenomenon.
Space images show UK swelteringBBC | 25 Jul 2006
Sensors in space capture the dramatic increases in land temperatures and air pollution of the UK's heatwave.
Global warming puts 12 US parks at risk: reportABC News | 25 Jul 2006
Global warming puts 12 of the most famous U.S. national parks at risk, environmentalists said on Tuesday, conjuring up visions of Glacier National Park without glaciers and Yellowstone Park without grizzly bears.
Does heatwave prove climate change?CNN | 23 Jul 2006
As large parts of Europe and North America once again bake in an exceptionally hot summer, many people are asking what has now become a perennial question: "Is this global warming?"
Pacific mangroves disappearingThe Age | 17 Jul 2006
Global warming could lead to the destruction of more than half the mangrove wetlands of some Pacific islands, wiping out or reducing marine breeding grounds that support multi-million dollar fisheries, a UN report says.
Temperatures hit upper 90s coast to coastBoston Globe | 17 Jul 2006
Temperatures soared into the upper 90s and higher Sunday from coast to coast, and choking heat is expected to continue for the next few days, meteorologists said, as hot air is moving toward the East Coast.
We'll be an energy superpower: PMSydney Morning Herald | 17 Jul 2006
John Howard wants Australia to become an 'energy superpower', carving out a position as one of the world's biggest exporters of coal, natural gas, uranium and petroleum. -
Climate change to blame at Lord'sGuardian Unlimited | 16 Jul 2006
Global warming conspires against England's cricketers. We play Sri Lanka in May and early June, and even then the pitches are flat, the sun shines, and the ball spins.
Wind farms 'reduce gas emissions'The Australian | 09 Jul 2006
Victoria's wind farms are saving more than 250,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year, a new report shows.