Climate

Astrobiology Climate Change and Global Warming topics covering GISS, climate changes models, Ice sheets, Ice Age, ocean with silica, Arctic warming Sea Ice, Carbon Cycle, Jurassic Corals, Fossils, Extinct lakes, volcanic eruptions, Methane, Volcanoes, Greenland glaciers and much more…

  • The arctic region is home to large reservoirs of methane. As the Earth's climate warms, this potent greenhouse gas could be released into the atmosphere. Now, new research has uncovered a surprising new source of Arctic methane.
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  • A new study that examines how ancient seas rose during an extremely warm period on Earth is helping scientists understand how climate change could affect the future of our oceans.
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  • A new study on cloud height has revealed a possible cooling mechanisms that may be in play in the Earth's climate.
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  • Using 10 years of data from atmospheric and oceanic data, scientists are providing new information about the energy balance of Earth.
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  • Research shows that greenhouse gases are disrupting Earth's glaciation. Heat trapped in the atmosphere could delay the next ice age by tens of thousands of years.
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  • Among the 'footprints' left on Earth's climate by humans is an over-abundance of available nitrogen. Scientists are now trying to determine how this disruption in the nitrogen balance will affect the future of life on Earth.
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  • According to a new NASA study, climate change will modify plant communities over almost half of the Earth's land surface.
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  • New research into Earth's climate history suggests that there is the potential for rapid climate changes this century if global warming is not abated. Drastic changes could include multiple meters of sea level rise and significant ice sheet loss in Greenland and Antarctica.
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  • New research shows that a major change in Earth's global climate 56 million years ago could have been caused by the release of massive amounts of carbon frozen under the seafloor.
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  • Even after years of scientific research that points to how human activity is causing climate change, pundits, policymakers and the general public are still debating the issue.
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