Averaged globally, temperatures around the world have been rising pretty much since modern instrumental record-keeping began. But average global warming doesn’t mean steady, year-round warming everywhere. Now, new research suggests that some of the cold, snowy winters that parts of the world have seen lately aren’t due just to... Read more
Ancient conifers buried in the peat bogs of New Zealand could hold the key to a better understanding of changes in the Earth’s climate since the end of the last Ice Age. However, scientists hoping to unlock the climate secrets held within the rings of these preserved kauri trees... Read more
So the London Science Museum’s new climate exhibit aims to “minimise the shrill tone and emotion” that surrounds the subject by “satisfying the interests and needs of those who accept that human-induced climate change is real, those who are unsure, and those who do not,” eh? What’s next? An... Read more
Well, thank goodness. Global warming is good for something after all, apparently. From IndianExpress.com: “Once a flashpoint in Indo-Bangla ties, the New Moore island or Purbasha in the Bay of Bengal, which Dhaka called the South Talpatti, has ceased to exist, consumed by hungry tides and the rising sea.... Read more
Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has two suggestions for the media and world leaders when it comes to addressing climate change: First, investigative journalists need to focus on the real crime regarding the hacked emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit … that is, who dunnit? “In... Read more
The US government today unveiled a new web portal today that’s designed to meet a rising demand for information on how climate change might affect farming, public health, business and infrastructure. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Services site will serve as a one-stop shop for the... Read more
Greenbang’s weekly Climate Change Index tracks research findings and events directly attributable to global warming. Our aim is to provide a numerical, week-to-week indicator of climate change developments. Items that qualify for listing in each week’s index include new climate data published in peer-reviewed academic journals and extreme weather... Read more
Tree-huggers, hippies, eggheads and do-gooders aren’t the only ones worried about climate change: the US’ top military officials believe it has serious implications for national security. In its 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) (PDF), released Monday, the Department of Defense says it’s critical to craft a “strategic approach to... Read more
Greenbang’s weekly Climate Change Index tracks research findings and events directly attributable to global warming. Our aim is to provide a numerical, week-to-week indicator of climate change developments. Items that qualify for listing in each week’s index include new climate data published in peer-reviewed academic journals and extreme weather... Read more
Greenbang’s weekly Climate Change Index tracks research findings and events directly attributable to global warming. Our aim is to provide a numerical, week-to-week indicator of climate change developments. Items that qualify for listing in each week’s index include new climate data published in peer-reviewed academic journals and extreme weather... Read more