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China and US Reach Historic Agreement on Climate Change

Recently it is jointly declared by U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping that two countries had set the remarkable goals in carbon reduction. Such decision would possibly a focus at the United Nations Climate Conference to be held in Paris next winter. In addition, the climate change has become […]

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Image credit: Princeton University. The surprising stability of the glaciers of the Karakoram mountains may have been explained.

Why a Glacier Is Not Melting in a Warming World

No matter where it is, at high altitudes or the poles, glaciers the all over world would be quite responsive to hotter temperatures, and retreat at the amazingly rapid rates. However, in regard to the Karakoram Range, it is now possible to explain the great anomaly to this pattern. In consideration […]

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Image credit: NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring - - Blue Marble 2012, via Wikimedia Commons.

Five Scary Effects due to Climate Change that May Happen in Your Lifetime

In the SciShow, you could watch this intently-made video, from its dramatic presentation, some of the worst case scenarios are deliberately illustrated if global climate is going to continuously change without a coordinated attempt for prevention of those inevitable problems that we have to deal with. The five well- known effects […]

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Study Says Climate Strongly Influences Human Conflict and Violence Worldwide

Study Says Climate Strongly Influences Human Conflict and Violence Worldwide

Each year, about half to one million people die because of wars and conflicts. Since people are paying such a high price of life, it becomes an important subject in sociology to understand why people are involved in conflict. Recently, researchers from University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University reported […]

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Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,100 Times Powerful Than CO2

Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,100 Times Powerful Than CO2

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,100 times powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2) at global warming has been discovered by researchers in Toronto. The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been used in electrical industry since the mid-20th century. This study has been published on Geophysical Research Letters. This chemical […]

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