Category Archives: Climate

Kodak unveils its data on global pollutants

Should we be reassured or concerned that corporations are taking the initiative on the global warming issue? Many governmental leaders have advocated against restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, drug calling international treaties like the Kyoto Protocol a drain on the …

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Regional global warming plan urged

Some regional, interstate planning? Now there’s an idea: Dave Dempsey, former Michigan Gov. James Blanchard’s environmental adviser, said the $20 billion Great Lakes restoration plan that 1,500 people spent a year writing for President Bush will be meaningless if the …

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Global Warming Impact on Polar Ice Sheets Confirmed

Recent studies using satellite data of the Antartic and Greenland ice sheets confirm a extensive thinning and other effects of global warming: Climate warming is changing how much water remains in Earth’s greatest treasuries of ice and snow, NASA scientists …

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NASA Finds Stronger Storms Change Heat and Rainfall Worldwide

I’ve heard anecdotal evidence to the affect that global warming would result in stronger if not less frequent storms. In any case here is some research from NASA that supports climatological observations: Studies have shown that over the last 40 …

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Global Warming: The Tipping Point?

There are several recent Global Warming items worth pondering. Beginning with… The Warmest Year We now know that 2005 was the warmest year on record ahead of 1998, 2002 and 2003 and 2004. Do you see a pattern forming here? …

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2005 Warmest Year on Record

A surprising Arctic warm spell is responsible for a 2005 that was likely the warmest year since instrument recordings began in the late 1800s, capsule a leading researcher said Tuesday in describing a new federal analysis. James Hansen, unhealthy director …

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2005 Continues the Warming Trend

This year has been one of the hottest on record, scientists in the United States and Britain reported yesterday, a finding that puts eight of the past 10 years at the top of the charts in terms of high temperatures. …

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The Weather Channel Blog

The Weather Channel has a blog? And with comments no less. I had no idea – at least I think this is cool… – Blog: The Weather Channel on weather news, approved hurricanes, tornadoes & meteorology

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Study Shows Weakening of Atlantic Currents

And you’re worried about your heating bill… Scientists say they have measured a significant slowing in the Atlantic currents that carry warm water toward Northern Europe. If the trend persists, they say, the weather there could cool considerably in coming …

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State environmental board tightens vehicle emissions standards

The state Environmental Board on Wednesday gave unanimous approval to the rule, which requires better control of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons by model year 2009. New York is the third state to address greenhouse gas emissions from …

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