Global warming
Global warming and climate change can both refer to the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects, although climate change can also r...
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Al Gore Wants To Spend $15 Trillion To Stop Global Warming
Executives who want to fight global warming have published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades.
Is an Ice Age Coming?
Is winter coming? Find out in this episode of Space Time. Get your own Space Time t­shirt at Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: faceb...
Scientists want to create ‘red teams’ to challenge climate research. Congress is listening
Scientists who question much of the research call for a counter-investigation force.
Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?
Is it true that 97% of climate scientists agree that climate change is real? Where does the 97% figure come from? And if it is true, do they agree on both th...
The Most Comprehensive Assault On 'Global Warming' Ever
It made sense.  Knowing that CO2 is a greenhouse gas and that our industrialized world is adding a large amount of it to the atmosphere on a yearly basis, I accepted the premise that this would cause ...
Enormous pit of melting carbon the size of Mexico discovered under US — RT America
A reservoir of melting carbon covering an area almost the size of Mexico has been discovered beneath the western US, casting doubt over previous estimates of carbon levels inside the Earth. ...
Uncovering the Extent of Global Warming Cheating
For those who follow the heated squabbling of climate alarmists and skeptics, this has been a bombshell week. John Bates, a recently retired scientist at t
NOAA accused of manipulating global warming data
A whistleblower claims the flawed study was a major influence in the 2015 Paris climate summit; Doug McKelway has the latest for 'Special Report'
How the Global Warming Scare Began
A great scientist named Roger Revelle had Al Gore in his class at Harvard and the Global Warming campaign was born. Revelle tried to calm things down years l...
Trump Meets With Al Gore ON Climate Change
"I had a lengthy and very productive session with the President-elect," Gore said, according to the pool report. "It was a sincere search for areas of common ground. I had a meeting beforehand with Iv...
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.
Montana's Glacier National Park Will Soon Be Glacier-Free - CityLab
The park could be almost glacier-free by 2030.
A Widening 80 Mile Crack Is Threatening One Of Antarctica’s Biggest Ice Shelves
A calving event at the Larsen C ice shelf could create a floating ice island the size of Delaware.
Dazzling Blue Lakes Are Forming In Antarctica — And They’ve Got Scientists Worried
In a new study, scientists who study the largest ice mass on Earth — East Antarctica — have found that it is showing a surprising feature reminiscent of the fastest melting one: Greenland.
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
Zebra finch 'heat song' changes hatchling development
A study of Australian zebra finches makes the surprising discovery that singing to eggs can alter hatchling development.
Instrumental temperature record
Watch how summer temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere change from 1955 to 2011. "Hot" (orange), "very hot" (red) "extremely hot" (brown) "average" (white), unusually "cold" (light blue), "very co...
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Greenhouse gas
A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effec...
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Greenhouse effect
The greenhouse effect is a process by which thermal radiation from a planetary surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases, and is re-radiated in all directions. Since part of this re-radiati...
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Radiative forcing
In climate science, radiative forcing or climate forcing, is defined as the difference of insolation (sunlight) absorbed by the Earth and energy radiated back to space. Typically, radiative forcing is...
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Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important long-lived trace gas in Earth's atmosphere currently constituting about 0.04% (400 parts per million) of the atmosphere. Due to human activities, the present conce...
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Solar variation
Solar variation is the change in the amount of radiation emitted by the Sun (see Solar radiation) and in its spectral distribution over years to millennia. These variations have periodic components, t...
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Climate change feedback
Climate change feedback is important in the understanding of global warming because feedback processes may amplify or diminish the effect of each climate forcing, and so play an important part in dete...
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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...
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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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Regional effects of global warming
Regional effects of global warming are long-term significant changes in the expected patterns of average weather of a specific region due to global warming. The world average temperature is rising due...
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Global warming controversy
The global warming controversy concerns the public debate over whether global warming is occurring, how much has occurred in modern times, what has caused it, what its effects will be, whether any act...
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Climate change denial
Climate change denial is a denial or dismissal of the scientific consensus on the extent of global warming, its significance, and its connection to human behavior, especially for commercial or ideolog...
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Scientific opinion on climate change
The scientific opinion on climate change is that the Earth's climate system is unequivocally warming, and it is extremely likely (at least 95% probability) that humans are causing most of it through a...
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Politics of global warming
The politics of global warming are complex due to numerous factors that arise from the global economy's interdependence on carbon dioxide emitting hydrocarbon energy sources and because carbon dioxide...
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