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#Global Warming

# global-warming - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…

# global-warming - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Watch the North Pole turn into a lake

Warmer than usual sea temperatures have turned the North Pole into a shallow, very cold, lake.

# global-warming - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Study: Global warming still happening, but maybe not as quickly as feared

A new report says the effects of climate change between 2000 and 2009 weren’t as pronounced as the worst-case scenario.

# global-warming - Friday 10 May, 2013

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.

# global-warming - Monday 1 April, 2013

Explainer: Is global warming causing harsher winters (and springs)?

Some scientists are beginning to put together data which shows climate change is causing icy polar air to be displaced towards Europe.

# global-warming - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us

The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?

# global-warming - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise

Birdwtch Ireland said the changes in the habits of bird populations is a good indication of serious changes in our own environment.

# global-warming - Friday 31 August, 2012

Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change

Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.

# global-warming - Monday 30 July, 2012

Climate change sceptic 'converted' by own research

Richard A Muller founded a research project into the rise in earth surface temperature… and the findings surprised even him.

# global-warming - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Column: We ignored signs of the bank crisis. What about the climate crisis?

Ireland is headed in the wrong direction, writes Molly Walsh – and the Government is blindly ploughing ahead.

# global-warming - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# global-warming - Friday 11 May, 2012

Teenagers sue US government over global warming

Young plaintiffs argue that climate change decisions will affect their generation.

# global-warming - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Ireland to breach EU targets for CO2 emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest projections show that while Ireland will comply with its Kyoto obligations, it is expected to breach its annual obligations under the EU 2020 target.

# global-warming - Friday 13 January, 2012

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

# global-warming - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight... Doomsday This post contains videos

Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight...

Scientists warn that world leaders are failing to make progress over global warming and nuclear weapons.

# global-warming - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Canada pulls out of Kyoto protocol

Canada says the Kyoto agreement doesn’t represent the way forward for Canada – or the world – on the matter of climate change.

# global-warming - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Al Gore to launch 24-hour 'reality campaign' to convert climate skeptics

A “full-on assault on climate skeptics” will be taking place on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

# global-warming - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.

# global-warming - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans Environment This post contains images

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans

Some of the destruction caused by humans destroying rainforests, draining marshes and drilling for fossil fuels has been captured by Nasa satellite photographs.

# global-warming - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

The UN climate change panel’s projections for the rising of sea levels no longer appears realistic, as the global ice loss rate continues to accelerate, say researchers.

# global-warming - Thursday 16 September, 2010

2010 likely to be the warmest year on record

Arctic ice sheet recedes to third lowest level.