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This Fall Was The Warmest On Record

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.14.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal meteorologists say last month was only the globe's seventh warmest November on record. That's the first time since July th...

Robotic 'Dolphins' Help Scientists Measure Antarctic Ice Melt

Reuters | Alister Doyle | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technolog...

Has Earth's Missing Heat Been Found?

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on LiveScience. Where, oh where, is the planet's missing heat? In 1999, the feverish rise in Earth's surface temp...

Scientists Warn Of Hot, Sour, Breathless Oceans

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenhouse gases are making the world's oceans hot, sour and breathless, and the way those changes work together is creating a gri...

Waiting for Our Best Selves: Our 90 Percent Problem

David_Goldstein | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green

The key phrase in this particular denial myth is "surface warming" because it ignores the most significant heat-absorbing component of our biosphere: the oceans.

Rising Ocean Temps Threaten The Ocean Food Chain

Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Of all the plants and animals facing a potentially dire future because of climate change, a study relea...

Study: Oceans Warming For Much Longer Than Previously Thought

Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

By Joseph Castro, LiveScience Staff Writer: The world's oceans have been warming for more than 100 years, twice as long as previously believed, new...

Coral Reefs Already 1/5 Destroyed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

POZNAN, Poland — The world has lost nearly one-fifth of its coral reefs and much of the rest could be destroyed by increasingly acidic seas if c...