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Panel Says Global Warming Risks Sudden, Deep Ch...

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 3 years ago
"Continued global warming poses a risk of rapid, drastic changes in some human and natural systems, a scientific panel warned Tuesday, citing the possible collapse of polar sea ice, the potential for a mass extinction of plant and animal life... More>>>
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Endangered Oceans - Deadzones Expanding (VIDEO)

(http://www.dailygalaxy.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 7 years ago
More "Blue Planet in Peril" news: new calculations made by marine chemists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute suggest that low-oxygen "dead zones" in the ocean could expand significantly over the next century. M... More>>>
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West Africa faces 'megadroughts'

(http://news.bbc.co.uk) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 7 years ago
Severe droughts lasting centuries have happened often in West Africa's recent history, and another one is almost inevitable, researchers say. Analysis of sediments in a Ghanaian lake shows the last of these "megadroughts" ended 250 ye... More>>>
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Coral Fossils Suggest That Sea Level Can Rise R...

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 7 years ago
Evidence from fossil coral reefs in Mexico underlines the potential for a sudden jump in sea levels because of global warming, scientists report in a new study. More>>>
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Curved laser beams could help tame thunderclouds

(http://www.newscientist.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 7 years ago
Lasers may have thousands of applications in every section of modern society, but all laser beams are fundamentally similar – single-coloured and straight. Now, US physicists have helped to break that mould by creating the first curved laser be... More>>>
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Ocean pumps could counter global warming

(http://www.newscientist.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 7 years ago
The idea is to tether millions of vertical pipes across the oceans to pump nutrient-rich deep water to the surface. These waters would fertilise the growth of algae, which in turn fix carbon dioxide. The pipes, reaching to depths of 200 metres, wo... More>>>
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Crimes Against the Future

(http://www.openthefuture.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 7 years ago
Whether or not Katrina could be indisputably linked to global warming, it has become the iconic global warming event in the public mind -- a climate 9/11, if you will. When New Orleans is hit again (and it will be), the ineffective projects from F... More>>>
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Pancake ice takes over the Arctic

(http://www.nature.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 7 years ago
Climate change is not only making Arctic sea ice disappear — it's also changing the type of ice that forms. Researchers are now trying to determine how an increase in 'pancake ice' is affecting the far north, including whether it's accelerating lo... More>>>
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New Catalyst Makes Efficient Fuel Cells Feasible

(http://thefutureofthings.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 8 years ago
A team of scientists have developed a novel catalyst which could enable efficient production of ethanol-powered fuel cells. More>>>
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World Population Devastated if Predicted 9 Degr...

(http://www.dailygalaxy.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 8 years ago
On the closing day of the Congress on Climate Change held last week in Copenhagen, one of the world's leading experts, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, the director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, said that if the buildu... More>>>
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Sea level rise due to global warming poses thre...

(http://www.scienceblog.com) - scanned by: Marisa Vitols over 8 years ago
Global warming is expected to cause the sea level along the northeastern U.S. coast to rise almost twice as fast as global sea levels during this century, putting New York City at greater risk for damage from hurricanes and winter storm surge, acc... More>>>
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Beyond Green Roofs: 15 Vertically Vegetated Bui...

(http://webecoist.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 8 years ago
Vertical gardens bring lush, verdant life to even the coldest and barest of surfaces, both indoors and out. These ‘living walls’ increase interior humidity, purify the air and provide a much-needed touch of nature in spare, angular urban spaces li... More>>>
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