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Evidence against a global warming hiatus?
An analysis using updated global surface temperature data disputes the existence of a 21st century global warming slowdown described in studies including the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment. (2015-06-04)
Television has less effect on education about climate change than other forms of media
A new study by George Mason University Communication Professor Xiaoquan Zhao suggests that watching television has no significant impact on viewers' knowledge about the issue of climate change. (2009-10-16)
Researchers reveal when global warming first appeared
Human caused climate change is increasingly apparent today through multiple lines of evidence. (2015-09-22)
Projecting climate change along the Millennium Silk Road in a warmer world
Scientists projected both mean and extreme climate changes using the ensemble mean of CMIP5 models over western China and central Asia. (2018-05-11)
How can scientists measure evolutionary responses to climate change?
As global temperatures continue to rise scientists are presented with the complex challenge of understanding how species respond and adapt, reports Dr. (2009-11-30)
'The Warming Papers'
Global warming is arguably the defining scientific issue of modern times, but it is not widely appreciated that the foundations of our understanding were laid almost two centuries ago. (2011-02-25)
Climate debate: What's warming us up? Human activity or Mother Nature?
A major analysis of the climate debate concludes that the majority of scientists agree that global warming is primarily man-made, although a vocal minority of skeptics is holding onto the idea that Mother Nature is the cause. (2009-12-22)
Increased knowledge about global warming leads to apathy, study shows
The more you know the less you care -- at least that seems to be the case with global warming. (2008-03-27)
Scientists narrow global warming range
Australian scientists have narrowed the predicted range of global warming through groundbreaking new research. (2013-05-26)
Heat still on despite warming slowdown
The recent slowdown in the rise of global average air temperatures will make no difference to how much the planet will warm by 2100, a new study has found. (2015-04-23)
Stanford pollster to discuss latest survey on global warming
On Thursday, June 10, from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT, Stanford Professor Jon Krosnick will discuss Americans' views on global warming at a public briefing in Washington, DC. (2010-06-07)
New study sheds light on global warming trends
New research by a team of Florida State University scientists shows the first detailed look at global land surface warming trends over the last 100 years, illustrating precisely when and where different areas of the world started to warm up or cool down. (2014-05-04)
High stakes for biodiversity, depending on which climate change target we reach
A new assessment finds that, by 2100, the number of plant and vertebrate species losing more than half of their natural ranges will double if global warming is limited to 2°Celsius (C), rather than 1.5°C; insects are projected to be impacted the most, with 18 percent losing over half of their natural ranges under the warmer scenario. (2018-05-17)
Understanding multi-decadal global warming rate changes
The multi-decadal global warming rate changes are primarily attributed to multiple ocean surface temperature changes, according to research by CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics and Australian Bureau of Meteorology and it is the net impact of multiple ocean surface temperature changes, rather than a single ocean basin change, that plays a main driver for the multi-decadal global warming accelerations and slowdowns. (2017-06-13)
Democrats and Republicans draw different conclusions when seasons are too hot or too cold
When the weather is unseasonably hot or cold, Americans across the political spectrum have even stronger views about whether climate change caused by human activity is a reality or not. (2017-03-13)
More grasslands in Tibet could bring climate improvements
In the Arctic, enhanced vegetation growth amplifies global warming. On the Tibetan Plateau, however, the situation is the reverse. (2015-08-20)
Global warming increasing the dispersal of flora in Northern forests
As a result of stronger winds caused by global warming, seeds and pollen are being carried over longer distances. (2009-06-11)
No substantive evidence for 'pause' in global warming, study finds
There is no substantive evidence for a 'pause' or 'hiatus' in global warming and the use of those terms is therefore inaccurate, new research from the University of Bristol has found. (2015-11-24)
Ancient British bog provides clue to global warming
Dr. Richard Pancost from the University of Bristol and colleagues, publishing today in Nature, show that carbon isotope values of hopanoids -- compounds made by bacteria -- suddenly decrease in a manner that can only be explained by switching to a diet of methane. (2007-09-19)
Increased leaf abundance is a double-edged sword
A new global assessment reveals that increases in leaf abundance are causing boreal areas to warm and arid regions to cool. (2017-05-25)
Climate change label leads to climate science acceptance
A new Cornell University study finds that labels matter when it comes to acceptance of climate science. (2017-06-21)
'Missing heat' discovery prompts new estimate of global warming
An interdisciplinary team of researchers say they have found 'missing heat' in the climate system, casting doubt on suggestions that global warming has slowed or stopped over the past decade. (2013-11-13)
Climate scientists find elusive tropospheric hot spot
Updated data and better analysis methods have found clear indications of warming in the upper troposphere and a 10 percent increase in winds over the Southern Ocean. (2015-05-14)
Geoengineering risks losers as well as winners for climate and wildfire risks
Artificially altering the climate system to limit global warming to 1.5C could increase the risks of wildfires in some areas, new research suggests. (2018-04-09)
A new measure of global warming from carbon emissions
Damon Matthews, a professor in Concordia University's Department of Geography, Planning and the Environment, has found a direct relationship between carbon dioxide emissions and global warming. (2009-06-10)
Large gaps found in public understanding of climate change
Sixty-three percent of Americans believe that global warming is happening, but many do not understand why, according to a national study conducted by researchers at Yale University. (2010-10-14)
Global warming: a formidable challenge to health
Global warming is a real concern to health experts, according to a senior scientist in this week's BMJ. (2004-05-27)
Death rates will rise because of global warming
Global warming will cause more deaths in summer because of higher temperatures but these will not be offset by fewer deaths in milder winters finds an analysis published online ahead of print in Occupational and Environment Medicine. (2007-07-02)
From 'alarmed' to 'dismissive': The six ways Americans view global warming
Americans fall into six distinct groups regarding their climate change beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, according to a new report, (2009-05-28)
Soil freeze-thaw stimulates nitrous oxide emissions from alpine meadows
Soil freeze-thaw is a common natural phenomenon in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, which can not only change the water and heat conditions, and the physical and chemical properties of soil, but also influence greatly the biosphere-atmosphere exchanges of greenhouse gases. (2018-01-09)
Avoided increases of extreme heat events over East Asia by 0.5 degrees C less warming
Most populous subregions, including eastern China, the Korean Peninsula and Japan, will see more intense, more frequent and longer lasting extreme temperature events under 1.5 degrees C and 2 degrees C warming. (2018-02-12)
Alaskans feel the heat of global warming
A new study finds that most Alaskans believe global warming is happening and is a serious threat to the state. (2006-10-04)
Global warming has never stopped in the past hundred years
The global warming has never stopped in the past hundred years, with maximum rate of change after Second World War II and almost constant rate during the latest three decades. (2018-11-12)
Role of 'natural factors' on recent climate change underestimated, research shows
Pioneering new research has given a new perspective on the crucial role that 'natural factors' play in global warming. (2018-10-10)
Doomsday messages about global warming can backfire, new study shows
Dire or emotionally charged warnings about the consequences of global warming can backfire if presented too negatively, making people less amenable to reducing their carbon footprint, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. (2010-11-16)
Pacific trade winds stall global surface warming -- for now
Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming observed over the past 13 years. (2014-02-09)
Different types of El Nino have different effects on global temperature
The El Niño-Southern Oscillation is known to influence global surface temperatures, with El Niño conditions leading to warmer temperatures and La Niña conditions leading to colder temperatures. (2014-05-19)
Paris Agreement target critical for preserving fisheries
Limiting temperature increases to 1.5°C over pre-industrial levels, as outlined in the Paris Agreement, will significantly minimize the impact of global warming on the catch potential of marine ecosystems and limit the turnover of harvested species, a new study reports. (2016-12-22)
Global warming increases rain in world's driest areas
Global warming will increase rainfall in some of the world's driest areas over land, with not only the wet getting wetter but the dry getting wetter as well. (2016-03-07)
Research confirms how global warming links to carbon emissions
Research by the University of Liverpool has identified, for the first time, how global warming is related to the amount of carbon emitted. (2014-12-01)
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