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...
Regional effects of global warming - Wikipedia
Arctic shrinkage
This animation shows the difference in the area, volume and depth of the average September Arctic sea ice between 1979 and 2013.Arctic sea ice decline describes the sea ice loss observed in recent d...
Arctic shrinkage - Wikipedia
Retreat of glaciers since 1850
In all, about 25 percent of the ice that melted between 2003 and 2010 occurred in the Americas (excluding Greenland).The retreat of glaciers since 1850 affects the availability of fresh water for ir...
Retreat of glaciers since 1850 - Wikipedia
Climate change in Russia
Climate change in Russia describes the global warming related issues in Russia. This includes climate politics, contribution to global warming and the influence of global warming on Russia. In 2009 Ru...
Territorial claims in the Arctic
The Arctic consists of land, territorial waters and international waters. All land and territorial waters in the Arctic belong to one of the five countries: Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark (via Greenl...
Territorial claims in the Arctic - Wikipedia
Arctic geoengineering
Temperatures in the Arctic region have tended to increase more rapidly than the global average. Projections of sea ice loss that are adjusted to take account of recent rapid Arctic shrinkage suggest ...
Arctic geoengineering - Wikipedia
Electricity sector in Russia
The electricity sector in Russia describes electricity in Russia. In the year 2008 electricity as gross production was produced with gas 48%, coal and peat 19%, hydro electricity 16% and nuclear powe...
Coal power in Russia
Coal power in Russia is one of the largest sources of energy in Russia, accounting for 14.4% of the country's energy consumption. The prominence of coal power in Russia has been declining since 1990, ...
Energy policy of Russia
The Energy policy of Russia is contained in an Energy Strategy document, which sets out policy for the period up to 2020. In 2000 the Russian government approved the main provisions of the Russian ene...
Ocean anoxic event
Oceanic anoxic events or anoxic events (Anoxia conditions) occur when the Earth's oceans become completely depleted of oxygen (O2) below the surface levels. Euxinic (Euxinia) refers to anoxic conditio...
Ocean anoxic event - Wikipedia
Wet Andes
The Wet Andes (Spanish: Andes húmedos) is a climatic and glaciological subregion of the Andes. Together with the Dry Andes it is one of the two subregions of the Argentine and Chilean Andes. The W...
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Dry Andes
The Dry Andes (Spanish: Andes áridos) is a climatic and glaciological subregion of the Andes. Together with the Wet Andes it is one of the two subregions of the Argentine and Chilean Andes. The Dr...
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Clathrate gun hypothesis
The clathrate gun hypothesis is the popular name given to the hypothesis that increases in sea temperatures (and/or falls in sea level) can trigger the sudden release of methane from methane clathrate...
Clathrate gun hypothesis - Wikipedia
Glacier mass balance
Crucial to the survival of a glacier is its mass balance or surface mass balance (SMB), the difference between accumulation and ablation (sublimation and melting). Climate change may cause variations ...
Glacier mass balance - Wikipedia
Arctic sea ice ecology and history
The Arctic sea ice covers less area in the summer than in the winter. The multi-year (i.e. perennial) sea ice covers nearly all of the central deep basins. The Arctic sea ice and its related biota ar...
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
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...