Category Archives: Global warming and climate change

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Paris 2015: Scientist Tim Flannery feels positive ahead of the UN's climate talks

[Australia] Tim Flannery wants you to imagine you’re living in 1915.

“It’s a world of empires that have lasted for centuries, cavalry charges are still used in battle, the tank hasn’t been invented yet.” Continue reading Paris 2015: Scientist Tim Flannery feels positive ahead of the UN's climate talks

Warming, up close / Underwater ‘forests’ face bleak future

[Japan] A few years ago, a local fisherman in Minami-Boso, Chiba Prefecture, found an unusual fish in his gill net: a yellow-brown rabbitfish around 20 to 30 centimeters long. Originally from tropical regions, the fish is eaten frequently in Okinawa, but never in the Kanto region. Continue reading Warming, up close / Underwater ‘forests’ face bleak future

Snowball Earth: algae triggered cooling millions of years ago

[Germany] The advance of certain algae was probably one key contribution to an almost complete glaciation of the Earth millions of years ago. The consequent rise in emissions of organic cloud-condensation nuclei led to increased cloudiness. Continue reading Snowball Earth: algae triggered cooling millions of years ago

Science just revealed the devastating impact we're going to have on our oceans

[Global] According to two new papers from universities in Australia and the United States, our oceans, and the animals living in them, might be in real trouble if we don’t cut back on our carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading Science just revealed the devastating impact we're going to have on our oceans

Earth’s thermostat found: ‘Iron dust’ made by global warming then leads to global COOLING

[Global]This stunning image taken from space by NASA could hold the key to unlocking how to reduce carbon and global temperatures. Continue reading Earth’s thermostat found: ‘Iron dust’ made by global warming then leads to global COOLING