Global Warming

World map after global warming
World map after global warming
International boundaries look a lot different when you judge a country by its greenhouse-gas emissions. The research team that made it at Montreal s Concordia University deem it a map of global warming’s biggest offenders. The bulgy-looking cartography is showing the ratio of each nation s geographic…
International agreements on global warming
International agreements on global warming
The new agreement will be adopted at the Paris climate conference in December 2015 and implemented from 2020. It will take the form of a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force , and will be applicable to all Parties. It is being negotiated through a process known as…
Global warming and Weather change
Global warming and Weather change
During a post-debate interview with MSNBC’s Morning Joe , Donald Trump said that he didn’t think global warming was a problem at all, dismissing it as nothing more than “weather changes.” The Council of Foreign Relations Richard Haas asked Trump whether or not he considered global warming a threat. “I…
Trends in global warming
Trends in global warming
After September of this year, the Earth will be entering its 22nd year without statistically significant warming trend, according to satellite-derived temperature data. Since September 1994, University of Alabama in Huntsville’s satellite temperature data has shown no statistically significant global…
World View of global warming
World View of global warming
Gary Braasch Scientists count and measure plants high in the Austrian Alps. Environmental photojournalist and writer Gary Braasch will offer lectures, exhibits and other events from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at Cornell. He will present his award-winning images of climate change, with an emphasis on people who…
Environmental Science global warming
Environmental Science global warming
Greenhouse effect Some heat energy from the Earth’s surface escapes into space. If too much heat energy escaped, the planet would be very cold. However some gases in the atmosphere can trap escaping heat energy, causing some of it to pass back to the surface. These are called greenhouse gases , and they…
Time Magazine global warming
Time Magazine global warming
GREENPEACE The photograph taken in 1928, above, shows how the Upsala Glacier, part of the South American Andes in Argentina, used to look. The ice on the Upsala Glacier today, shown in 2004 below, is retreating at least 180 ft. per year No one can say exactly what it looks like when a planet takes ill…
Should we be worried about global warming
Should we be worried about global warming
Photo Credit: Nigel Parry/CPi Syndication Henry Paulson Chicago, Illinois Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Co-Chair, Risky Business Project I’m deeply concerned that climate change is a brewing crisis—much like the financial crisis of 2008—that poses massive risk to our economy and the quality…
Why we have global warming?
Why we have global warming?
Editor’s Note: Last year was officially the hottest year on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Yesterday, the American Meteorological Society delivered more bad news in a report on the state of climate in 2014. Greenhouse gases continued to climb, sea surface…