News tagged with climate

Thawing permafrost feeds climate change

Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change, according to a Florida State University ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Deathly effect of heatwaves ignored

Heat is an emerging problem in Sydney, but despite having its strongest effects on the poor, the elderly, the disabled and the very young, most community services don't formally cater for the impact of heatwaves ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in Environment
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Obama in fresh push on climate change

US President Barack Obama will travel to Florida's Everglades Wednesday hoping to reframe the debate on climate change ahead of a vital few months that will shape his environmental legacy.

dateApr 21, 2015 in Environment
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