Higher energy consumption and warmer weather drove up total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions 3.3 percent to 6.866 billion tons between 2009 and 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest emissions inventory report released Monday. [Reuters]
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LiveScience.com - 3 hours ago
Average temperatures around the globe in 2011 were 0.92 degrees Fahrenheit (0.51 degrees Celsius) warmer than the baseline in the mid-20th century.
Mongabay.com - 59 minutes ago
Last year the Arctic, which is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth due to global climate change, experienced its warmest twelve months yet.
NASA'S HANSEN: We'd have to reduce CO2 emissions at six percent a year if we began next year. sci am
Scientific American - 21 hours ago
Hansen, who has directed NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies for 31 years, earned the sobriquet "father of global warming" after testifying before Congress in 1988 on the dangers of global warming. He appeared again in 1989.
Lincoln Journal Star - 3 hours ago
By the time the Defense Department's Center for Naval Analyses released its landmark 2007 report, "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change," the Bush/Cheney Administration had officially acknowledged the reality of global warming - although ...
NASA - 2 hours ago
(Data source: NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Visualization credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio) "We know the planet is absorbing more energy than it is emitting," said GISS Director James E. Hansen.
2011 a record-breaking year for extreme weather: US AFP
NASA Finds 2011 Ninth Warmest Year on Record MarketWatch (press release)
Civilians News - 3 hours ago
Record high temperatures swept over 1000 US cities this week, leading to increased consensus about the reality of global warming. Congruently, current temperatures could end up making 2012 the warmest year in American history, beating the previous high ...
Voice of America - 2 hours ago
December 28, 2011 US Sets Extreme Weather Records in 2011 Events consistent with long-term global warming trends Rosanne Skirble Extreme weather cut a path of destruction across the United States in 2011.
Mongabay.com - 2 hours ago
A new methodology to tease out how much current climate change is linked to human activities has added to the consensus that behind global warming is us. The study, published in Nature Geoscience found that humans have caused at least three-quarters ...
USA Today - 5 minutes ago
The recent changes in the Arctic are from both man-made global warming and localized weather shifts. BJOHN MCCONNICO, AP An iceberg floats off Ammassalik Island in eastern Greenland in 2007.
Report card: Arctic is a hotter, darker place since 2006, melting and ... Washington Post
US report: Arctic much worse since 2006 The Associated Press
CBS News - 1 hour ago
It provided a bleak backdrop to negotiators who are seeking ways to limit pollution blamed for global warming. 2011 has been a year of extreme weather, the weather service said.
Houston Chronicle (blog) - 2 hours ago
Rick Perry has been the most vocal critic of climate change science in the GOP field. (AP photo) A group of scientists in the nation's first caucus state urged Republican presidential hopefuls today to acknowledge man-made global warming as real and to ...
Global Warming in Antarctica: Glaciers accelerating, West Antarctic Ice Sheet losing mass | Indymed indymedia.org.au
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Scientists have been studying the climate change impact on ice shelfs and glaciers for some time in Antarctica, and particularly around the Antarctic Peninsula where there is substantial warming occurring increasing ice shelf melt and the speed and discharge of glaciers. The most recent studies
Researchers say climate change is changing Pacific Northwest forest structure as well www.oregonlive.com
The study predicts "large scale disturbances" in Pacific Northwest forests as temperatures rise 5 to 9 degrees by 2080.