User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: Aug 18 2014 23:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fish and Wildlife declines to list wolverines as endangered 14.8.2014 From the Blogs
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Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers 14.8.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world’s glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds. Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn’t see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th century. Even then only one-quarter of the warming wasn’t from...
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Pika: Is it prudent to panic? Not all biologists fearful for future 11.8.2014 Durango Herald
Some people want to ring the alarm. Others want to mute it or perhaps turn it off entirely.The cute little pika, according to at least one expert, needs no alarm. It can decide for itself when it’s time to rise and when it’s too hot to go about business.As is the unfortunate trend, our little furry friend is...
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Researchers: Colorado faces warmer future, water supply challenges 6.8.2014 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's climate has warmed by about 2 degrees over the past 30 years and should see an increase of at least that much by 2050 with widespread implications for water supply, according to a comprehensive report released ...
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Tosches: Of cows and climate change 2.8.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
There are roughly 2.7 million beef cows in Colorado — a number that jumps by one if you count me.
Denver EPA hearing fires debate over costs of cutting carbon — or not 30.7.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
The federal proposal to cut coal-fired power plant carbon emissions will impact the nation's economy and witnesses at Denver hearing Tuesday sparred over just what it will mean.
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Op-ed: Carbon tax provides market-based solution to climate change 12.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Imagine receiving a check for $390 each month, deposited directly into your checking account, through no effort of yours except that you had previously voted for visionary members of Congress. Indeed that is what a family of 4 would receive if carbon fee and dividend legislation were to be enacted by the Congress, according to a new study by the highly-respected economic analysis firm REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.). The study was commissioned by Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL). Last week I...
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Does climate change impact national security? ASU gets $20M to find out 3.7.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
ASU's Foresight Initiative is mapping the effects of climate change on the ...
NASA to launch Gilbert-built satellite 26.6.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
NASA is preparing to launch a $470 million satellite built in the Valley to monitor ...
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Climate change expedites hybrid trout takeover 7.6.2014 From the Blogs
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‘Lumbering giants’ roil world’s oceans 30.5.2014 Durango Herald
A 70-foot wave is a terrifying wall of water that only the best surfers can ride. But it’s a midget compared with the colossal and mysterious waves that lurk under the ocean’s surface.These underwater waves, though seldom noticed, can rival skyscrapers in height and measure more than 100 miles wide. They can imperil...
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Utah State study shows evolution can be predictable 22.5.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
A new study from Utah State University could help scientists forecast how and whether creatures can adapt to habitat shifts like climate change. “As we change the landscape, change the environment, it would be nice to know how populations can evolve or not,” said USU scientist Zachariah Gompert. “It seems like there are components that are predictable.” While chance has a large hand in genetic mutations, Gompert’s new study of insect genomes published in the journal Science shows there are some...
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Global warming worsens wildfires 19.5.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports.In the last three months, at least three different studies and reports have warned wildfires are getting bigger, human-made climate change is to...
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Studies: Wildfires worse due to global warming 19.5.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports. In the past three months, at least three different studies and reports have warned that wildfires are getting bigger, that man-made climate change is to blame, and it’s only going to get worse with more fires starting earlier in the year. While scientists are reluctant to blame global warming for any specific fire, ...
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Studies: Wildfires worse due to global warming 18.5.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports.
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NASA spots worrisome Antarctic ice sheet melt 13.5.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The huge West Antarctic ice sheet is starting a glacially slow collapse in an unstoppable way, two new studies show.
Scientists flying over Colorado oil boom find worse air pollution 8.5.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Scientists have found that Colorado's Front Range oil and gas boom has been emitting three times more methane than previously believed — 19.3 tons an hour — a climate-change problem that state officials hope new rules will ...
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Climate report warns of disruption 7.5.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Global warming rapidly is turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.Climate change’s assorted harms “are expected to become increasingly disruptive across the nation...
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Boulder climate-change study: Summertime pollution expected to rise as planet warms 5.5.2014 Denver Post: Local
New research from Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research shows ozone pollution across the U.S. will get worse over the next 35 years due to climate change and rising ...
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Study: Fuel from corn waste not better than gas 21.4.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative.
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