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30 de marzo de 2018, 13:42Mexico, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Mexican glaciers are currently doomed to extinction due to climate change, warned the director of the Institute of Geophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Hugo Delgado. He assured that with the advance of ...
Among Democrats, 73 percent believe the effects of global warming have already begun and 87 percent believe global warming is caused by human activities. Republicans are far more skeptical, with only 41 percent believing the effects have started and 40 percent saying humans have caused ... Americans climate change

Recently, an ancient burial ground estimated to be 7,200 years old was discovered off Manasota Key. It is now under 20 feet of water, but experts say it originally was 10 feet above sea level. Natural sea-level rise since the last ice age is continuing, and human activities are not responsible for that.
Cleveland could play a role in our nation's thinking on environmental protection again. That's the hope of a leading climate scientist who spoke at the Cleveland City Club today. Penn State Professor Michael Mann and his partners published in 1999 a now famous graph of global temperatures over the ...
Disastrous weather events, which we have seen firsthand in the past two to three years particularly, are increasing and expected to continue and worsen because of this increased warming, all backed up by data that can be accurately extrapolated into the near future ("How global warming fueled ...
WASHINGTON -- Climate scientists say an internal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency memo on how officials should talk to the public about global warming doesn't reflect reality. EPA's public affairs office put out "a set of talking points about climate change" to help the agency have a ... Science

In September 2017, a team led by the University of Exeter's Richard Millar published a paper in Nature Geoscience, which was widely reported as suggesting that the Paris climate agreement's aspirational goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial temperatures is still technically ... scientists
Scientists first started writing about global warming in the 1850s. More than a century ago, others explored the possibility of human-caused climate change. And yet in 2018, a lot of people still lack a basic scientific understanding of the concept, so argues Boulder-based astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett.
Americans have grown increasingly polarized in their views on global warming, according to a new poll. "In general, Democrats view global warming seriously, while Republicans view it skeptically," says Gallup, a research-based consulting company that conducted a survey this month about ...
Faced with a planet that is on average 1.2C hotter than it was before the industrial revolution, scientists have been nothing if not ingenious. Ideas for slowing the pace of global warming include filling the oceans with iron filings, flying a giant mirror into space and lofting ice-spraying gondolas into the ...
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) will hold its first public hearing this week on a landmark complaint alleging that several multinational oil and mining firms have violated the human rights of Filipinos by causing global warming that has led to natural disasters. Among those named in the complaint ...
Re: “Would Albert Einstein be a global warming skeptic?” March 16 point–counterpoint columns. I am dismayed that The Denver Post would devote so much space to a notorious climate-change denier, Will Happer, whose misleading claims have been widely debunked. Happer cherry-picks facts out of ...
Churches should not be afraid to “have the conversation” about climate change for political reasons, Dr. Antal said. “The Church is the place to have the conversation about the truth. Three-quarters of Americans believe in global warming, and two-thirds of them do not talk about it. The Church can change ...
In a federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday, major oil companies concurred with the “scientific consensus,” saying it was “extremely likely” that human activity has been driving global warming since the middle of the 20th century. They just don't think they can be sued for it. “Chevron accepts what the ...
Earth's global warming during the first decade of the twenty-first century slowed to about half that from 1950 to 2000, even though greenhouse gas concentrations increased almost a factor of two faster. IPCC's physical model simulations did not capture this lack of warming, motivating extensive scientific ...
While admitting the reality of human-caused global warming, lawyers for Chevron (the other oil giants have two weeks to tell Alsup if they agree with Chevron's science presentation) presented outdated science and repeatedly emphasized uncertainties about how fossil fuel emissions will affect global ...
"Rising temperatures due to global warming can alter the proliferation and severity of infectious diseases, and this has broad implications for conservation and food security. It is therefore really important that we understand and identify the diseases that will become more harmful with rising temperatures, ...

Professor Luijckx said: “Rising temperatures due to global warming can alter the proliferation and severity of infectious diseases, and this has broad implications for conservation and food security. It is therefore really important that we understand and identify the diseases that will become more harmful with ...
NASA's Aqua satellite captured these two views of different sea ice conditions over the Lincoln Sea, a part of the Arctic Ocean north of Greenland and Ellesmere Island. Breakup here happened much earlier than usual in 2017, allowing huge volumes of thick sea ice to pour south through a narrow passage ...
The UK could be hit by more than double the number of storms with exceptional windspeeds, like the one that caused mayhem across south east England in October 1987, if global warming continues, scientists have warned. University of Reading scientists have shown for the first time that nearly half of all ...
Professor Luijckx said: "Rising temperatures due to global warming can alter the proliferation and severity of infectious diseases, and this has broad implications for conservation and food security. It is therefore really important that we understand and identify the diseases that will become more harmful with ...
His own research predicts that global warming will increase crime, on the theory that living at lower temperatures, with more seasonal variation, requires groups to focus on the future and exercise more self-control, which in turn inhibits aggression and violence. Not every social scientist is convinced that the ...
Blame it on global warming if you like, but Allen County's rats seem to be breeding like rabbits — and the weather may be at least partly to blame. “When the weather is warm, rats are more active and have babies, and with our shorter, warmer winters, they have more time to increase the population,” said ...
He said production and transportation of turbines contributes to global warming, but TIME said he overstated the case — especially when compared against other energy sources. They said scientists estimate that during the life cycle of a wind turbine, the typical plant produces “between .02 and .04 pounds ...
By Ricardo Figueira. last updated: 14/03/2018. Study of 80,000 species by University of East Anglia is robust enough. Now Reading: Countries should do more to combat global warming. Robust study of 80,000 species for countries to reduce global warming. Share this article. facebook Share · twitter Tweet · reddit ...
"We are close to the tipping point where global warming becomes irreversible. (President Donald) Trump's action could push the Earth over the brink, to become like Venus, with a temperature of two hundred and fifty degrees, and raining sulphuric acid," Hawking said. The scientist criticized Trump's ...
The farmland of central Illinois might rarely be at the forefront of controversial climate action—but its moment arrived last spring when a Decatur-based ethanol plant became one of the first of its kind to launch an ambitious strategy to combat global warming. It combines the production of biofuel with a ...
The impacts of global warming are felt especially in mountainous regions, where the rise in temperatures is above average, affecting both glacierized landscapes and water resources. The repercussions of these changes are manifold and varied, from retreating glaciers to an increase in the frequency and ...
(Inside Science) -- In the 1999 movie The Matrix, humans darkened the sky to try to starve off the solar powered robots that were threatening to take over the world. But it didn't work. The move only made things worse as the robots simply turned human beings into living battery farms and created the ... Engineer
As countries like China make progress in reducing air pollution, regional planners should be prepared for the cleaner air to cause a jump in temperatures even above those expected under global warming scenarios. At the same time, Samset says, rising temperatures will likely lead to an increase in ... Engineer
"It's important to note that the article doesn't address the direct and immediate impact of forest burning, such as emissions of black carbon [considered a major driver of global warming owing to its high capacity for absorbing solar radiation]. This impact exists, but it lasts only a few weeks. The article focuses ... Engineer
Intellectual dishonesty is a failure to apply standards of rational evaluation that one is aware of, usually in a self-serving fashion. Is there a historical pattern to the current arguments against human caused global warming? The simple answer is yes, as you will see. I very distinctly remember playing touch ... Engineer
Majorities in all generations say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites, reflecting a public shift in these views in recent years. But Millennials are far more likely to hold this view than Boomers and Silents. The current generational gap in opinion is a relatively ... Engineer
An iceberg floats past Bylot Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, July 24, 2017. If parts of the planet are becoming like a furnace because of global warming, then the Arctic is best described as the world's air-conditioning unit. The frozen north plays a crucial role in cooling the rest of the planet while ... Engineer
The study projects global energy supply and demand to 2040 to see if environmentally friendly policies make significant progress against global warming. It assumes a larger role for "renewables" — mostly wind and solar power — and other policies that would dampen fossil fuel consumption. Consider:. Engineer
The amount of future warming is predicated on the amount of emitted greenhouse gases and the sensitivity of earth's surface temperature to changes in their concentrations. Here we take a look at the emissions component. The U.N. currently entertains four emissions scenarios, all expressed as the change ... Engineer
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Ammar Suleiman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. • North Korea has likely been helping the Syrian government build chemical weapons, according to U.N. experts. The New York ... Engineer
Anthony Leiserowitz, the director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, said Americans' opinions about global warming have fluctuated over the years, shifting along with partisan fissures, extreme weather events and messages from political and religious figures. But the overall upward ... Engineer
Table salt is being studied by a Tucson-based scientist as a temporary remedy for rising global temperatures. Robert Nelson is a senior scientist with the Planetary Science Institute, and he shared his research Wednesday at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Texas. Nelson and his ... Engineer
As it is now 30 years since the great alarm over global warming first burst onto the world, it might seem hard to believe that science could now come up with anything that would enable us to see this story in a wholly new light. But that is what I am suggesting in a paper I launched last week in the House of ... Engineer
According to a recently released report from the journal Geophysical Research Letters, There are about 15 million gallons trapped underneath permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere, mostly under the Alaskan, Canadian, and Russian regions of the Arctic Circle. As global warming increases temperatures ... Engineer
According to a recently released report from the journal Geophysical Research Letters, There are about 15 million gallons trapped underneath permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere, mostly under the Alaskan, Canadian, and Russian regions of the Arctic Circle. As global warming increases temperatures ... Engineer
If Mr Crawley has been poring over the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report so diligently, then he must have deliberately left out in his letter the following statement that says it all: “Human influence has been detected in the warming of the atmosphere and the ocean, in changes ... Engineer
O'Neill asked of impact of global warming. “In order to prepare them for the future, we have to get them to be environmental ambassadors.” Beyond crops, climate change has had an injurious affect on the maple tree. Jon Rigden, a physician with Mayo Clinic Health System and maple syrup producer, says ... Engineer
Climate change scientists say the Southeast is an illustration of how global warming is not a globally uniform phenomena. Certain regions will see different effects than others, based on El Ninos and other natural weather patterns … Overall, daily temperatures in the hole have cooled by an average of 1.2 ... Engineer
Extrapolating from ash-corrected measurements and global warming projections, Schuur estimated that soils at his site in Alaska could lose two-thirds of their carbon by the end of the century. Previously, he had estimated that Arctic soils as a whole would lose just 5 to 15 percent of their carbon stocks in the ... Engineer
A draft summary report by a United Nations scientific body said there is a “very high risk” that global warming will exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The 1.5-degree threshold (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), measured as the average worldwide temperature near the Earth's surface, has ... Engineer
Environment. Winter-white animals under threat from global warming. Global warming is leaving animals who take on a white coat in winter exposed as snow cover retreats. But scientists say hotspots for "evolutionary rescue" could see them adapt. Spitzbergen 2010 (Irene Quaile) ... Engineer
Frigid iguanas in Florida. Snowball fights on North Carolina's beaches. Recent winters have delivered a bitter chill to the Southeast, reinforcing attitudes among some that global warming is a fraud. But according to a scientific study published this month, the Southeast's colder winter weather is part of an ... Engineer
There's one obvious cause: "We know that the primary cause of recent global warming is the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere," explains Jeffrey Bennett, Ph.D., an astrophysicist, educator, and author of A Global Warming Primer. Fossil fuels are the largest source of greenhouse gases, ... Engineer


 

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