Adaptation to global warming
Adaptation to global warming is a response to global warming that seeks to reduce the vulnerability of social and biological systems to current climate change and thus offset the effects of global war...
Adaptation to global warming - Wikipedia
Rising Seas Turn Coastal Houses Into a Gamble
Elevated sea levels caused by global warming have homeowners and developers worried about the value of their coastal properties.
Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown
By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwa
The Future: More Flooding For Development-Mad Fort Lauderdale
If Florida is “Ground Zero” for rising seas, then East Fort Lauderdale is “Ground Zero of Ground Zero”.
The First Official Climate Refugees In The U.S. Race Against Time
A Native American tribe struggles to hold on to their culture in a Louisiana bayou while their land slips into the Gulf of Mexico.
Corals Are Dying On The Great Barrier Reef
Scientists have discovered an unprecedented die-off in the world's largest reef, the Great Barrier Reef, prompting the Australian government to issue its highest response level.
Stanford Researchers' Calculations Reveal High Global Economic Cost Of Climate Change
When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty, one question will dominate conversations: What is the climate worth?...
Climate change could push snow leopards to extinction
It is estimated that there are as few as 4,000 snow leopards left in Central Asia's high mountains. Poaching and habitat loss have contributed to a 20 percent population decline over the last 16 years...
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Scientists call for international authority on climate geoengineering
Efforts to reverse man-made climate change need international oversight before research can proceed, a meeting of scientists has heard.
Effects of global warming
The effects of global warming are the environmental and social changes caused (directly or indirectly) by human emissions of greenhouse gases. There is a scientific consensus that climate change is oc...
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Economics of global warming
There are a number of policies that governments might consider in response to global warming. The assessment of such policies involves the economics of global warming.Global warming is a long-term pro...
Economics of global warming - Wikipedia
Geoengineering
Geoengineering, geological engineering, engineering geology, or geotechnical engineering deals with the discovery, development, and production and use of subsurface earth resources, as well as the des...
Solar radiation management
Solar radiation management (SRM) projects (proposed and theoretical) are a type of climate engineering which seek to reflect sunlight and thus reduce global warming. Proposed examples include the cre...
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Rising Seas Turn Coastal Houses Into a Gamble
Elevated sea levels caused by global warming have homeowners and developers worried about the value of their coastal properties.
Economics of climate change mitigation
This article is about the economics of climate change mitigation. Mitigation of climate change involves actions that are designed to limit the amount of long-term climate change (Fisher et al.., 2007:...
Economics of climate change mitigation - Wikipedia
Stratospheric sulfur aerosols (geoengineering)
The ability of stratospheric sulfate aerosols to create a global dimming effect has made them a possible candidate for use in climate engineering projects to limit the effect and impact of climate cha...
Effects of climate change on humans
Climate change has brought about severe and possibly permanent alterations to our planet’s geological, biological and ecological systems. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contende...
Effects of climate change on humans - Wikipedia
Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown
By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwa
Stanford Researchers' Calculations Reveal High Global Economic Cost Of Climate Change
When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty, one question will dominate conversations: What is the climate worth?...
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Cloud reflectivity enhancement
Cloud reflectivity modification is a proposed process of altering clouds to make them more or less reflective, in order to change their effect on climate.There are two hypothesised forms: cirrus stri...
Cloud reflectivity enhancement - Wikipedia
Albedo
Albedo (/ælˈbiːdoʊ/), or reflection coefficient, derived from Latin albedo "whiteness" (or reflected sunlight) in turn from albus "white", is the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface....
Albedo - Wikipedia
Ocean acidification
Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. An estimated 30–40% of the carbon dioxide released by hum...
Ocean acidification - Wikipedia
Effects of climate change on marine mammals
The effects of climate change on marine mammals are of growing concern. The increase of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is thought to be the main cause of climate change ...
Environmental migrant
Environmental migrant refers to people who are forced to migrate from or flee their home region due to sudden or long-term changes to their local environment which compromise their well being or secur...
Environmental migrant - Wikipedia
Climate change and ecosystems
This article is about climate change and ecosystems.
Unchecked global warming could affect most terrestrial ecoregions. Increasing global temperature means that ecosystems will change; some specie...
Climate change and ecosystems - Wikipedia
Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
Food vs. fuel - Wikipedia
Global climate model
This visualization shows early test renderings of a global computational model of Earth's atmosphere based on data from NASA's Goddard Earth Observing System Model, Version 5 (GEOS-5).A general circ...
Global climate model - Wikipedia
Current sea level rise
Current sea level rise is about 3 mm/year worldwide. According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), "this is a significantly larger rate than the sea-level rise avera...
Current sea level rise - Wikipedia
Physical impacts of climate change
This article is about the physical impacts of climate change. For some of these physical impacts, their effect on social and economic systems are also described.
This article refers to reports pro...
Physical impacts of climate change - Wikipedia