News Stories relating to "Arctic Melt"
Friday, June 20, 2014
Mass extinctions have happened periodically throughout Earth's history for a variety of different reasons, with the usual culprits being either asteroid hits or climate change. The Eocene extinction was originally thought to have been caused by climate induced issues, but recent evidence has suggested that the changes in the weather occurred due...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
A ground-breaking new energy source has been discovered by a company in New Jersey.
The powerful new water-based fuel could provide a viable alternative for fuel production worldwide, and has already shown proven results in the supply of sustained electricity production.
The power source is known as The BlackLight Process after...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Unprecedented plagues and diseases are threatening crops across the globe, and the results could be disastrous according to scientists.
Bananas are one such crop that has fallen victim to a variety of bugs and fungal infections, which are spreading so rapidly that the government in Costa Rica, one of the biggest suppliers of the fruit...
Monday, April 14, 2014
A new report released last week by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has further highlighted the fact that emissions of greenhouse gases worldwide have risen to unprecedented levels, despite an increasing number of global measures to reduce climate change.
The report indicates that emissions increased more...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Unexpectedly rapid melting of polar ice and glaciers between 2005 and 2011 caused a rise in global sea levels of another 2/3rds of an inch, according to a study just published in Nature Geoscience. Increased water pressure against continental shelves is known to lead to destabilization of faults as well as compression of magma deposits under...