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Fractious climate talks enter second week

Countries entered a second week of UN climate talks in Doha deeply divided on key issues even as fresh warnings were issued that rising greenhouse gas levels are putting our planet in peril.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Environment
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Why seas are rising ahead of predictions

Sea levels are rising faster than expected from global warming, and University of Colorado geologist Bill Hay has a good idea why. The last official IPCC report in 2007 projected a global sea level rise between 0.2 and 0.5 ...

dateNov 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Methane emissions traced back to Roman times

Emissions of the greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere can be traced back thousands of years in the Greenland ice sheet. Using special analytical methods, researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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