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  1. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    2012 was the 36th straight year of above-average global temperature

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... up more record warm highs over the coming decade, US scientists say. The year 2012 marked the ninth or 10th warmest on record, depending on the measurement. Space agency Nasa put the average ... including parts of Alaska, western Canada, central Asia and the Antarctic were cooler. James Hansen, director of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, said it was likely that an upcoming ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Godfather of climate change retires to continue mother of all battles

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Renowned Nasa scientist who first raised warnings of man-made global warming three decades ago wants to continue raising public awareness Hansen retires to continue climate fight This month, climate scientist Dr James Hansen retired as head of Nasa's Goddard Institute of Space Studies. Yet at age 72, instead of aiming for a leisurely life after work, Hansen ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Change of wind brings ice to Antarctica, as Arctic melts

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... as at the southern pole, because if winds pushed the ice away from the pole it soon hit land. Holland did the research with Ron Kwok at Nasa's jet propulsion laboratory in California, where maps of sea ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... that the planet is out of balance Nasa climate scientist James Hansen ...

  5. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Sea ice in Arctic Ocean declines to a record low

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... still to come, according to data released on Monday by the National Snow and Ice Data Centre and Nasa. The government-backed ice centre, based at the University of Colorado at Boulder, says ...

  6. Glacier loses ice sheet

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Petermann glacier on the far northern tip of Greenland, above the Arctic Circle. The chunk of ice is about 30km long and 10km wide. Canadian experts discovered the new ice island using Nasa ... as warmer sea water melts it from underneath. The Nasa images showed the glacier had lost about one-quarter of its floating ice shelf. The World Glacier Monitoring Service conducted a survey five ...

  7. Urban heat traps could be at their worst

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... into its urban settings and even revamping parts of the city, like Tokyo did a few years ago, Professor Oke said. Nasa scientist Dale Quattrochi, who also took part in the workshop, suggested ... The universities' temperature figures were drawn from data collected through field trips and analysis of Observatory data from 2000 to last year, and two Nasa satellite images taken in January and August ...

  8. Arctic meltdown has a silver lining for business

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... minds in the littoral states. It should also be focusing minds in the capitals and boardrooms of East Asia. Last year was a turning point. In December, Nasa climate scientist Jay Zwally ... will be between 1 degree and 6 degrees Celsius warmer, while seas could rise 59cm. However, Nasa scientist James Hansen, a leading figure in climate change research since the 1980s, points out that, when ...

  9. Revealed: the high-rise heat trap

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... heat island effect, could be 10 degrees by 2050. The image was taken by the Nasa satellite Terra at 10.42pm on January 31. It shows that large areas of the city- including Central, Mong Kok, ... on Terra under Nasa's Mission to Planet Earth research programme and used a novel technique to create an image that is accurate to within 10 metres- nine times the resolution of typical ...

  10. Earth's the limit

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... as they absorb more greenhouse gases, which kill corals and other sea life. Overfishing for human consumption exacerbates the threat to marine ecosystems. To change tracks, Dr James Hansen of the Nasa ...




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