Global Warming

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…
Global warming Issues articles
Global warming Issues articles
DISRUPTION This NASA map represents global temperature anomalies averaged from 2008 through 2012. Credit: NASA Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio Global warming is occurring at record levels and is due to increasing atmospheric greenhouse gases generated by human activities, according to several…
Global warming solar energy
Global warming solar energy
To what extent does the Sun s variability affect and/or cause global climate change? For decades, scientists have tried to understand the link between winds and temperature and the Sun and its cycles. There were tell-tale signs of a connection. For instance, the Little Ice Age recorded in Europe between…
Temperature Increase Due to global warming
Temperature Increase Due to global warming
DreamstimeIn his Earth Day proclamation last week, The Warning to Humanity,California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) declared: Increasing levels of gases in the atmosphere from human activities, including carbon dioxide released from fossil fuel burning and from deforestation, may alter climate on a global scale…