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Met Office to revise global warming data upwards

26.11.2010
Category: Oceans

Global warming has been underestimated due to a bias in measurements made by ocean buoys and ships, the UK Meteorological Office said on 25 November 2010.[more]


Met Office: global warming evidence "even stronger"

26.11.2010
Category: News

Britain's Meteorological Office is confident that 2010 will be the warmest or second warmest year on record as it announces that science is the focus of the Cancun climate conference and prepares to adjust the temperature record...[more]


Statisticians slam “random” global warming hockey stick graph

25.11.2010
Category: News

Hockey stick controversy re-opens with statisticians taking on climate scientists as Cancun climate conference gets underway.[more]


Global warming linked with carbon dioxide rise in the past

25.11.2010
Category: Paleoclimate

Increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide have been linked with an ancient global warming event by scientists studying fossils of microscopic sea creatures.[more]


UN sparks methane global warming scare on Cancun eve

24.11.2010
Category: Climate change

Greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2009 reports the United Nations World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in a press release about a new report that it says highlights concerns about global warming and methane.[more]


Desert dust reduces impact of global warming

24.11.2010
Category: Atmosphere

Atmospheric dust levels doubled during the twentieth century and helped to cool the planet and offset up to a third of the impact of global warming, according to new research.[more]


Model shows clouds will amplify climate change

23.11.2010
Category: Climate change

Cloud effects could lead to more significant global warming than previously thought, according to the results of a new study using a regional climate computer model.[more]


Evidence found for methane eruptions ending ice age

23.11.2010
Category: Paleoclimate

Evidence that massive quantities of methane gas have been released from the sea floor during past ice ages has been reported. The discovery supports the hypothesis that huge releases of ocean methane contributed to the rapid...[more]


Carbon emission growth set to exceed 3 per cent in 2010

22.11.2010
Category: Climate change

Global carbon dioxide emissions will almost certainly grow by more than 3 per cent this year returning to the high growth rates seen in recent years and potentially fueling further climate change, according to carbon cycle expert...[more]


First 10 months of 2010 match record 1998 for warmth

22.11.2010
Category: General

2010 could match 1998 as the warmest year on record, according to the latest data from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).[more]


Ocean cuts atmospheric carbon dioxide growth in 2009

21.11.2010
Category: Climate change

The increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide in 2009 was among the lowest since 2000 mainly due to increased uptake by the oceans and by the land and partly due to a decrease in emissions as a result of the global economic...[more]


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