Why some scientists are worried about a surprisingly cold ‘blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean
It is, for our home planet, an extremely warm year. Indeed, last week we learned from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the first eight months of 2015 were the hottest such stre...
Why some scientists are worried about a surprisingly cold ‘blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean
It is, for our home planet, an extremely warm year. Indeed, last week we learned from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the first eight months of 2015 were the hottest such stre...
Hotspot Ecosystems Research on the Margins of European Seas
Hotspot Ecosystems Research on the Margins of European Seas, or HERMES, was an international multidisciplinary project, from April 2005 to March 2009, that studied deep-sea ecosystems along Europe's d...
Shutdown of thermohaline circulation
A shutdown or slowdown of the thermohaline circulation is a postulated effect of global warming. Global warming could, via a shutdown or slowdown of the thermohaline circulation, trigger localised coo...
Shutdown of thermohaline circulation - Wikipedia
Effects of climate change on terrestrial animals
Climate change has had a significant direct effect on terrestrial animals, by being a major driver of the processes of speciation and extinction. The best known example of this is the Carboniferous Ra...
Effects of climate change on terrestrial animals - 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 ...
Land use, land-use change and forestry
Land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) is defined by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat as "A greenhouse gas inventory sector that covers emissions and removals of greenhouse gases...
Abyss Box
The Abyss Box is a vessel containing 16 litres (3.5 imp gal; 4.2 US gal) of water at the very high pressure of 18 megapascal to simulate the natural underwater environment of hadal...
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
Fisheries and climate change
Rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification are radically altering aquatic ecosystems. Climate change is modifying fish distribution and the productivity of marine and freshwater species. This h...
Fisheries and climate change - Wikipedia
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...
Effects of global warming - Wikipedia
International Tundra Experiment
The International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) is a long-term international collaboration of researchers examining the responses of arctic and alpine plants and ecosystems to climate change. The ITEX netw...
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas, or HERMIONE, is an international multidisciplinary project, started in April 2009, that studies deep-sea ecosystems. HERMIONE scientists ...
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas - Wikipedia
Effect of climate change on plant biodiversity
Environmental conditions play a key role in defining the function and distribution of plants, in combination with other factors. Changes in long term environmental conditions that can be collectively ...
Effect of climate change on plant biodiversity - Wikipedia
Extinction risk from global warming
The extinction risk of global warming is the risk of species becoming extinct due to the effects of global warming.
The scientific consensus in the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report is that In one stu...
Extinction risk from global warming - Wikipedia
Hurricane Katrina and global warming
The tremendous destruction caused by recent Atlantic Ocean tropical cyclones, such as Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma, and Sandy caused a substantial upsurge in interest in the subject of global warming by ...
World Nature Organization
The World Nature Organization (WNO) / Organisation Mondiale de la Nature (OMN) is an intergovernmental organization which promotes global environmental protection. The organization is focused on promo...
World Nature Organization - Wikipedia
Climate footprint
The term climate footprint has emerged from the field of carbon footprinting, and refers to a measure of the full set of greenhouse gasses (GHGs) controlled under the Kyoto Protocol. A climate footpri...