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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. Coal must go for sake of the planet, scientist says

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Raise the price of fossil fuels and phase out coal if humanity wants to halt climate change, a leading scientist on global warming said yesterday. 'As long as fossil fuel remains the cheapest energy, we'll keep burning it,' said James Hansen, the director of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, who is in Hong Kong to attend ...

  3. Global warming article confused weather with long-term trends

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (as reported by the US space agency Nasa on its website). Mr Soon's article has confused year-to-year variability with long-term trends. The 'consensus viewpoints' of the United ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Fiery exchange at Climate Dialogue

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... responded as Hansen, head of Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies and an adjunct professor at Columbia University, challenged him. 'Tax is not only less desirable but a totally ...

  6. Last exit coming up for the Holocene

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... numbers, and massive die-backs are no fun at all. James Hansen, the director of Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Centre in New York, is one of the world's most respected climate scientists. ...

  7. Warming to Al Gore

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the ex-director of the WWF's climate change programme, Jennifer Morgan and Nasa's James Hansen. My initial choice on hearing the possibility of a peace prize related to climate change was Dr ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to mention that the US space agency, Nasa, ranks 2005 as the warmest year in over a century and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently reported that 'eleven of the last 12 years ...



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