News tagged with global warming

ExxonMobil 'double speak' on climate laid bare

ExxonMobil knowingly misled the public for decades about the danger climate change poses to a warming world and the company's long-term viability, according to a peer-reviewed study, released on Wednesday, of research and ...

dateAug 23, 2017 in Environment
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Sea level is a surprisingly variable parameter

Every measurement starts at zero. This simple fact is anything but trivial when it comes to measuring geographic elevations, as opinions have long differed about how mean sea level should be defined. Sea level as a reference ...

dateAug 10, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Surgeons go green—recycling general anaesthetic

One of the paradoxes of the medical marvel known as general anaesthesia is that in helping us to get well, those anaesthetic gases are also heating our planet. Now, a remedy may be at hand in the form of an innocuous-looking ...

dateAug 09, 2017 in Environment
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