Global Warming and Climate Change News

African Fossils May Show the Future of Climate Change
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:35 PM

Richard Leakey, a professor of anthropology at Stony Brook University, says the fossils of human ancestors found in Africa can tell a lot about the effects of climate change. [News Source]

African Fossils May Show the Future of Climate Change
Monday May 21st 2012, 9:31 PM

Richard Leakey, a professor of anthropology at Stony Brook University, says the fossils of human ancestors found in Africa can tell a lot about the effects of climate change. [News Source]

Climate change hits globe's water cycle
Monday May 21st 2012, 6:38 PM

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 21 (UPI) -- The Earth's dry lands are getting drier and wet ones wetter as climate change shifts and accelerates the globe's water cycle, U.S. researchers say. [News Source]

Will shifting climate change Salt Lake's urban forest?
Monday May 21st 2012, 5:00 PM

Will shifting climate change Salt Lake's urban forest? By Brandon Loomis The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 21, 2012 02:52PM MDT Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune on November 27, 2011. Three giant sequoias that have loomed ominously brown over the northwest corner of the Utah Capitol complex for most of this year raised questions in Mike Kuhns' mind. Is ... [News Source]

York researchers evaluate impact of climate change on biodiversity and habitats in East Africa
Monday May 21st 2012, 12:38 PM

( University of York ) University of York researchers will play a key role in a new project studying the impact of climate change in Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia. [News Source]

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Group of 8 Affirms Climate Change Efforts
Monday May 21st 2012, 12:35 PM

Leaders reaffirm support for international efforts to forge an accord on mitigating the effects of global warming. [News Source]

Climate science education graduates to the next level.
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Like evolution, climate science has opened rifts in classrooms across the United States. Educators are lifting climate out of its narrow unit in middle school science – an effort, they hope, that will improve science literacy overall. [News Source]

Conflict abounds in climate education.
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Teachers are loath to teach climate science because it exposes them to charges of politicizing the classroom. They have reason to be cautious. [News Source]

Joint climate effort pushes science literacy.
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

An innovative program developed jointly by Maryland and Delaware educators bolsters climate science with the hope of improving overall scientific literacy in public schools. [News Source]

Heartland Institute facing uncertain future as staff depart and cash dries up.
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

As the latest Heartland climate conference opens in a Chicago hotel on Monday, the thinktank's claims to reasoned debate lie in shreds and its financial future remains uncertain. [News Source]

Source found for missing water in sea-level rise.
Monday May 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Climate change, with its associated melting ice caps and shrinking glaciers, is the usual suspect when it comes to explaining rising sea levels. But a recent study now shows that human water use has a major impact on sea-level change that has been overlooked. [News Source]