Scientists Say Man-Made Climate Change Delayed the Next Ice Age by 100,000 Years
Jan 14, 2016 Over the past few years, various scientific research groups have released their own studies highlighting the damaging effects of human actions on the planet. Adding to those reports is a new study carried out by researchers from Germany suggesting that due to man-made global warming, humans may have delayed the next ice age event by around 100,000 years,
Massive Icebergs Helping in the Fight Against Global Warming by Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Levels
Jan 13, 2016 A new study about the impact of climate change revealed how melting ice from giant icebergs contribute to fighting off the effects of this global environmental issue. According to researchers, the water flowing from the melting iceberg has properties that prevent carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.
Melting Arctic Ice is Uncovering Old Shipwrecks in Alaska
Jan 12, 2016 The melting of ice and glaciers is generally regarded as one of the negative effects of global warming as it contributes to rising sea levels. But for archaeologists, this phenomenon has allowed them to observe for the first time the wrecks of whaling vessels from the 1800s.
Researchers Uncover Factors that Led to the Extinction of Real-Life King Kong
Jan 06, 2016 The Gigantopithecus blacki, which is currently being dubbed as the real-life King Kong, is a massive ape that roamed the Earth more than 100,000 years ago. Although little is still known about this creature, researchers have already identified the possible cause that led to its extinction.
NASA Discovers Lakes Heating Up Due to Climate Change
Dec 22, 2015 Through a joint study carried out by NASA and the National Science Foundation, it was revealed that lakes are warming at a faster rate than the world's oceans and atmosphere due to climate change. The researchers warned that if this trend continues, the ecosystems of the lakes will be significantly affected.
Is Being a Vegetarian Harmful to the Environment?
Dec 18, 2015 A new study suggests that sticking to an all-vegetable diet could be harming the environment. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this is due to the amount of resources needed to produce certain types of vegetables and fruits.
Melting Glaciers Could Alter Earth’s Rotational Speed According to Scientists
Dec 15, 2015 A new study conducted by a team of scientists revealed that the effects of climate change could alter the rotation of Earth. This phenomenon, of course, would have a direct effect on the length of a day on the planet.
Scientists Believe Reality will Get in the Way of Paris Climate Change Plans and Goals
Dec 14, 2015 The climate change conference held by the United Nations in Paris, France has recently ended with leaders of various nations agreeing on a common goal to reduce the effects of global warming. However, climate change scientists criticized the agreement with some saying that the plan cannot be successfully implemented globally.
Paris Climate Accord Signed: Receives Both Support and Opposition from Faith Leaders and Scientists
Dec 14, 2015 Many faith leaders from different denominations have lauded the Paris Agreement to limit global warming by reining in greenhouse gases, which was approved by delegates from 195 countries at the convention that had been held for 13 days and concluded on December 12.
Beijing Issues First Red Alert Alarm Due to Air Pollution
Dec 08, 2015 Beijing, China has issued a red alert warning on Monday a day after the city was blanketed by thick smog. As part of the warning, the local government will impose strict rules to curb air pollution and to protect the health of citizens.
President Obama Links Worsening Global Warming to Terrorism During Paris Climate Change Talks
Dec 01, 2015 As the leaders of various countries kicked of the beginning of the climate change talks currently happening in Paris, France, President Barack Obama talked about the correlation between global warming and the growing terrorist threat during his opening speech.
Democratic Candidate Bernie Sanders Explains Link Connecting Climate Change, National Security and Global Terrorism
Nov 18, 2015 Responding to the recent horrific attacks on Paris, France by extremists, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stressed that the effects of climate change are strongly linked to the growth of terrorism. The state senator made the statement during the recent Democratic debate held on November 14.
Scientists Warn Snowmelt Could Lead to More Rain But Less Drinking Water
Nov 17, 2015 One of the known effects of climate change is increased precipitation in various regions, which could lead to a boost in water resources. However, according to a new study, this may not be the case.
Bill Nye ‘the Science Guy’ Knows How the World can Beat Climate Change
Nov 16, 2015 Bill Nye, the enthusiastic and inspiring former host of the television series "Bill Nye the Science Guy," detailed his plans to solve the growing issue of climate change in his new book "Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World." According to the pop scientist, the people of Earth have everything that they need stop this ecological problem.
World Bank Predicts Poor People to Increase by 100 Million in 2030 Due to Climate Change
Nov 09, 2015 The World Bank warned that if the effects of climate change on the world are not stopped or reversed, then the number of people living in poverty could increase by 100 million in 2030. The organization then suggested that aside from environmental efforts, other programs must also be enacted in order to curb poverty.