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Last Year Was Earth's Coolest Since 2000

Last Year Was Earth's Coolest Since 2000

NEW YORK, New York, February 24, 2009 (ENS) – Climatologists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City said today that 2008 was the planet’s coolest year since 2000. Yet this does not mean that global warming is no longer a threat, they said. The analysis also showed that 2008 was…

Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

NEW YORK, New York, September 12, 2008 (ENS) – An ongoing rise in atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted by burning fossil fuels might be kept below harmful levels if emissions from coal are phased out within the next few decades, says Dr. James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for…

30 Years of Global Warming Has Altered the Planet

30 Years of Global Warming Has Altered the Planet

NEW YORK, New York, May 14, 2008 (ENS) – It may have been cold and wet where you lived this winter, but on a global scale, the warming climate is changing life on Earth, finds a new analysis of decades of scientific information not previously assembled. The data show that physical and biological systems across…