Several islands in the Pacific Ocean are expected to sink by the end of the century if countries do not take measures to tackle climate change, scientists have warned. The nations are slowly being eaten away by rising sea levels and extreme weather patterns and could be … [Read more...] about Several Pacific islands will sink by the end of the century due to climate change
Temperature rise due to global warming
0 Have your say So there’s good news and bad news when it comes to predicting how hot the planet will get as a result of climate change, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Exeter and the UK’s Centre of Ecology and Hydrology have … [Read more...] about Ilona Amos: There’s some good news – and bad – about global warming
Nobel Prize laureate and climate advocate Al Gore said Tuesday that prompt action is necessary to prevent the potentially irreversible melting of the planet's ice. The former US vice president co-chaired a conference devoted to melting ice in the town of Tromso in northern … [Read more...] about Melting ice could accelerate global warming, says Gore
Climate change may soon transform oceans teeming with complex life into simple ecosystems that can no longer support the billions of people relying on them as a primary source of food, according to a new study . Unabated warming and ocean acidification will devastate numbers of … [Read more...] about Global warming may cause ocean species collapse
With wisps of morning fog drifting across the surface of the Irrsee, ecologist Harald Ficker lowers a thermometer into the deep blue water to measure the Earth's global warming fever. Since the 1970s, the water has warmed about 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) - twice … [Read more...] about Can we save our lakes from global warming?