Global Warming Archive
18 February 2014, 04:23 PM ET
Climate change occurs at different speeds in different regions around the planet. Now, researchers have created global maps showing the speed and direction in which certain temperature regimes will change this century.
18 February 2014, 10:57 AM ET
Habitat ranges shift with climate change, but at different speed around the world. These maps help show how different regions might experience different rates of habitat shifts.
17 February 2014, 03:12 PM ET
The amount of heat generated by sea ice melting and the associated decrease in albedo is equivalent to roughly 25 percent of the average global warming currently occurring due to increased carbon dioxide levels, the team reports.
14 February 2014, 09:17 PM ET
Climate solutions need conservative and progressive input.
14 February 2014, 09:02 PM ET
After generations of steady employment, coal miners are looking to go elsewhere.
14 February 2014, 04:46 PM ET
The rising ocean temperatures that may come with climate change pose a threat to fish that live near the equator, a new study from Australia suggests.
14 February 2014, 03:22 PM ET
Epitomizing the idea of a 'Conservative Conservationist', the Honorable Right John Gummer, Lord Deben is a conservative member of the UK's House of Lords and Committee on Climate Change, which is tasked with determining the country's carbon targets.
14 February 2014, 10:27 AM ET
The summer melt season for Arctic sea ice has lengthened by a month or more since 1979, raising sea surface temperatures.
13 February 2014, 07:01 PM ET
The eight nations with Arctic territory aren't prepared to respond to a major shipwreck, reports a new study.
13 February 2014, 02:00 PM ET
The federal government has underestimated methane emissions from the United States by 50 percent for the past 20 years, according to a comprehensive new study.
12 February 2014, 02:02 PM ET
By quantifying the data from sea ice cores taken in the Arctic and Antarctic, scientists are developing powerful mathematic formulas for calculating ice melt.
12 February 2014, 12:34 PM ET
Natural disasters can create conditions that put survivors at risk for fungal infections, which are often overlooked, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states.
10 February 2014, 03:25 PM ET
A group of scientists says it can predict El Niño events a year in advance, six months longer than currently possible, though other scientists don't think the methods used are sound.
10 February 2014, 03:00 PM ET
It took only 60,000 years to kill more than 90 percent of all life on Earth, according to the most precise study yet of the Permian mass extinction, the greatest die-off in the past 500 million years.
08 February 2014, 02:27 AM ET
Can the coal industry blame its fading status on the federal government?
07 February 2014, 02:35 PM ET
Ancient civilizations have long written about the power and force that weather once brought upon them, and now these international monuments are showing visible signs of wear.
07 February 2014, 10:01 AM ET
Satellites snapped imagery of a surprisingly snow-less Sierra mountain range, painting a grim picture of the water prognosis for California. NASA scientists are investing the cause.
06 February 2014, 06:09 PM ET
In light of President Obama's plan to advance brain science, here are some recent cool findings about the brain.
05 February 2014, 01:51 PM ET
Early farmers boosted Earth's temperature by 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius) in the past 8,000 years, a new study suggests.
04 February 2014, 11:09 PM ET
What will Mannhattan look like 400 years into the future?
04 February 2014, 03:23 PM ET
This year may be the perfect time for Sochi to host the Winter Olympics, as new research suggests that by the middle of this century, the Russian town could be too warm to support many cold-weather sports.
04 February 2014, 02:26 PM ET
Chart shows average high and low temperatures of Olympics sites since 1924.
04 February 2014, 01:50 PM ET
Since 1950, Alaska's Arctic lakes freeze later and thaw earlier, leaving them vulnerable to water loss from evaporation and possibly adding to local warming.
03 February 2014, 06:45 PM ET
Deaths due to heat waves could rise three to four times in some regions by the middle of this century, according to a new U.K. study.
03 February 2014, 05:01 PM ET
An amazing landscape left behind by melting ice sheets offers clues to the future of Greenland's disappearing glaciers, a new study suggests.
03 February 2014, 10:00 AM ET
The world's fastest glacier broke its own speed record again, quadrupling its summer run to the sea between the 1990s and 2012.
03 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The Great Lakes share a surprising connection with Wisconsin's small lakes and aquifers — their water levels all rise and fall on a 13-year cycle, according to a new study. But that cycle is now mysteriously out of whack, researchers have found.
02 February 2014, 01:00 PM ET
A new study says the Arctic's cap of cold, layered air plays a more important role in boosting polar warming than does its shrinking ice and snow cover.
31 January 2014, 06:16 PM ET
In addition to cold, the Polar Vortex is also tied to record heat.
31 January 2014, 02:51 PM ET
Americans facing worsening natural disasters are showing signs of increased mental anguish, say psychologists.
31 January 2014, 02:46 PM ET
Volunteers track shifts in temperature with their homemade rinks.
30 January 2014, 04:03 PM ET
Summer high tides are getting higher in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, boosting the destructive power of hurricanes.
30 January 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Levels of methane, a climate-changing greenhouse gas, have been rising since 2007. But federal budget woes are shrinking the monitoring network that tracks greenhouse gases such as methane.
29 January 2014, 08:00 PM ET
Climate change may soon put more ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula at risk of collapse, a new study finds
29 January 2014, 05:01 PM ET
Increased rainfall associated with climate change has increased the rate of chick mortality in Argentinean penguin colonies, according to a new study.
29 January 2014, 12:13 PM ET
An emphatic five words spoken by President Obama last night during the State of the Union address were bittersweet for some climate scientists, who applaud the declaration of climate change as a fact. But what can he do to make a difference?