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In Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park, a 700-Square-Mile Icefield Shrinks, While a Popular Glacier Shows Big One-year Retreat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On the icefield, measurements taken this fall at four of the six monitoring sites showed a net loss of mass, with all of the past winter's snowfall melted out by the end of September.

Bill Would Shift NOAA Resources From Climate Research

Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A bill being drafted in the House could potentially undermine the climate science research activities and t...

Drier Soils May Spur Rains, Study Finds

Posted 09.13.2012 | Green

By Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: Drier soils are more likely to trigger storms than nearby wetter soils, a surprising new study fi...

More Research May Be Needed With Thunderstorm, Ozone Link

Posted 08.01.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Scientists know plenty about how Earth’s climate works, and greenhouse-gas pollution is messing with ...

Farmers May Have Started Local Climate Change In Africa 3,500 Years Ago

| Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

By David Biello (Click here for original article.) Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we've been burning fossil fue...

U.S. And China Begin To Bridge Differences At Cancun Climate Meeting

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CANCUN, Mexico — The United States and China appeared close to agreement Wednesday on a key issue that has troubled climate change negotiations,...

Carbon Capture: A Cheaper, Neglected Solution To CO2 Levels

nytimes.com | John Tierney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Governments are doing practically nothing to study the removal of carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, but this technology could be a much che...

New Prediction: Earth Could Warm 6.3 Degrees This Century

washingtonpost.com | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 03.02.2012 | Green

Robert Corell, who chairs the Climate Action Initiative and reviewed the UNEP report's scientific findings, said the significant global temperature ri...

Elephant Seals Equipped With Sensors Help Study Ocean (SLIDESHOW)

AP | CHARLES J. HANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TROLL RESEARCH STATION, Antarctica - Into the Antarctic enigma, the puzzle of a place with too few researchers chasing too many climate mysteries, slo...

Climate-Change Program To Aid Poor Nations Is Shut

New York Times | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Center for Atmospheric Research, an important hub for work on the causes and consequences of climate change, has shut down a program focu...