Climate Change
Saturday 19 August, 2017

Study on Kyoto Protocol shows 100 percent compliance

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All the countries who signed up to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change complied with their emission targets, says a new study. “There is often scepticism about the importance of international law, and many critics claim that the Kyoto Protocol failed. The fact that countries have fully complied is highly significant, and it helps to raise expectations More...

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Latest image of the far side of the Sun based on high resolution STEREO data, taken on February 2, 2011 at 23:56 UT when there was still a small gap between the STEREO Ahead and Behind data. This gap will start to close on February 6, 2011, when the spacecraft achieve 180 degree separation, and will completely close over the next several days. Credit: NASA
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Don’t blame the sun for global warming

A review of solar activity in the past 400 years has shown that the level of sun activity was not very different in the 18th  More...

Iceland glacier melting
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Iceland Rises as Its Glaciers Melt From Climate Change

The Earth’s crust under Iceland is rebounding as global warming melts the island’s great ice caps  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Urban areas experiencing intense heat waves globally

For the past four decades, global warming has increased dramatically in cities  More...

Penguin climate change
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Climate Change Does Not Bode Well for Picky Eaters

In a part of the world that is experiencing the most dramatic increase in temperature and climate change  More...

green credit modi
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Focus on climate change must shift to ‘green credit’: Indian Prime Minister

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called for greater emphasis on generating and conserving clean energy as  More...

A'plot'of'the'temperature'since'1850'. (Image credit: Berkley Earth)
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015

2014 may not be hottest year on record: Report

In a twist to the claim that 2014 was the hottest year on record, NASA climate scientists now reportedly say that the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just “38 percent”. It is More...

Polar Bear
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Polar Bears Shifting to Areas with More Sea Ice

In a new polar bear study published last week, scientists from around the Arctic have shown that recent generations of polar bears are moving towards  More...

Nasa tempertaure change
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

NASA, NOAA Find 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record

The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study  More...