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Weathering of rocks a poor regulator of global temperatures

A new University of Washington study shows that the textbook understanding of global chemical weathering—in which rocks are dissolved, washed down rivers and eventually...

Long-term global warming not driven naturally

By examining how Earth cools itself back down after a period of natural warming, a study by scientists at Duke University and NASA's Jet...

Global warming disaster could suffocate life on planet Earth

Falling oxygen levels caused by global warming could be a greater threat to the survival of life on planet Earth than flooding, according to...

What geology has to say about global warming

Last month I gave a public lecture entitled, "When Maine was California," to an audience in a small town in Maine. It drew parallels...

Arctic warming linked to fewer European and U.S. cold weather extremes,...

Climate change is unlikely to lead to more days of extreme cold, similar to those that gripped the United States in a deep freeze...

Study shows iron from melting ice sheets may help buffer global...

A newly-discovered source of oceanic bioavailable iron could have a major impact our understanding of marine food chains and global warming. A UK team...

Global warming 5 million years ago caused sea levels to rise...

Global warming five million years ago may have caused parts of Antarctica's large ice sheets to melt and sea levels to rise by approximately...

World’s Biggest Ice Sheets Likely More Stable Than Previously Believed

For decades, scientists have used ancient shorelines to predict the stability of today's largest ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. Markings of a high...

Tropical air circulation drives fall warming on Antarctic Peninsula

The eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula, a finger of the southern polar continent that juts toward South America, has experienced summer warming of...

Climate Change Will Raise the Sea Level in the Gulf of...

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has updated its estimates concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the Finnish coast. Post-glacial rebound and changes in...

Earth Warmer Today Than During 70 to 80 Percent of the...

Using data from 73 sites around the world, scientists have been able to reconstruct Earth's temperature history back to the end of the last...

Jurassic Records Warn of Risk to Marine Life from Global Warming

The risk posed by global warming and rising ocean temperatures to the future health of the world's marine ecosystem has been highlighted by scientists...

High-Arctic Heat Tops 1,800-Year High, Says Study

Summers on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard are now warmer than at any other time in the last 1,800 years, including during medieval times...

Ice sheet collapse and sea-level rise at the Boelling warming 14,600...

International scientists have shown that a dramatic sea-level rise occurred at the onset of the first warm period of the last deglaciation, known as...

Thickest Parts of Arctic Ice Cap Melting Faster

A new NASA study revealed that the oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner...

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