global warming

Mountain fires burning higher at unprecedented rates

Published: 15Jun2021

Forest fires have crept higher up mountains over the past few decades, scorching areas previously too wet to burn, according to researchers from McGill University. As wildfires advance uphill, a...

Climate change: threshold for dangerous warming will likely be crossed between 2027-2042

Published: 21Dec2020

The threshold for dangerous global warming will likely be crossed between 2027 and 2042 – a much narrower window than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s estimate of between now and...

USA TODAY | Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050 as globe warms, study says

Published: 23Apr2020

The Arctic Ocean will be ice-free in the summer within the next 30 years, a study says, which will result in "devastating consequences for the Arctic ecosystem," according to McGill University in...

Global warming hits sea creatures hardest 

Published: 24Apr2019

The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish and shellfish for food and economic activity, according to the study published in the journal...

Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation

Published: 21Jul2014

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature,...

Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

Published: 19Mar2014

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil....

Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Published: 15Apr2014

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty...

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