Global Warming

Human Induced global warming
Human Induced global warming
A group of 3, 146 earth scientists surveyed around the world overwhelmingly agree that in the past 200-plus years, mean global temperatures have been rising, and that human activity is a significant contributing factor in changing mean global temperatures. Credit: iStockphoto While the harsh winter pounding…
Questions on global warming
Questions on global warming
What difference can a few degrees make? Earth s temperature has gone up 1.4 degrees in the last century. That may not sound like a big deal. But if you ve ever fallen through melting ice on a skating pond, you know what difference a few degrees can make. As Earth heats up, the Sun sucks water from the…
Global warming and Water Shortages
Global warming and Water Shortages
Global warming is expected to account for about 20 percent of the global increase in water scarcity this century. It is predicted that global warming will alter precipitation patterns around the world, melt mountain glaciers, and worsen the extremes of droughts and floods. Global water consumption increased…
David Archer global warming
David Archer global warming
Whether they like it or not, students come to the University of Chicago fully aware that, before they graduate, they will have to spend about one third of their time here meeting Core requirements. Chemistry majors will write essays on political theorists or social philosophers in their Sosc classes;…
Current articles on global warming
Current articles on global warming
According to the American Energy Information Administration (EIA) and to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the world-wide energy consumption will on average continue to increase by 2% per year. A yearly increase by 2% leads to a doubling of the energy consumption every 35 years. This means the world-wide…
Greenpeace global warming
Greenpeace global warming
Fighting Global Warming To win the fight against climate change, it’s time for a renewable energy [r]evolution The devastating impacts of climate change are clear. Our world is warmer than ever before, and people and wildlife are already suffering the consequences. But that’s nothing compared to what…
Global warming proof against
Global warming proof against
A NOAA analysis using updated global surface temperature data disputes the existence of a 21st century global warming slowdown. The new analysis suggests no discernable decrease in the rate of warming between the second half of the 20th century, a period marked by manmade warming, and the first fifteen…
What does the word global warming mean?
What does the word global warming mean?
| May 5. 2014. 12:15 Does evidence suggest the words “global warming” make people care more about “climate change”? No social shares yet Does giving a problem a different name increase public support for solving it? It depends which poll you look at. Yesterday, the Guardian reported a new survey showing…
International global warming
International global warming
Global warming could wipe out vast numbers of marine species, a new report from a international group of researchers finds. Climate change, including rising temperatures, could force many species to relocate their native habitats, investigators conclude. Several varieties of fish are already migrating…