Climate Change Not so Global

UQ study – Global change takes thousands of years Story submitted by Eric Worrall A University of Queensland study into New Zealand glaciers has discovered a huge disparity between Southern and Northern Hemisphere climates, during the natural warming which occurred at the end of the last Ice Age. The new study overturns the previous consensus…

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Australian Tropical Cyclone activity said to be at the lowest level in modern history

Jonathan Nott, James Cook University gave this presentation at the: Distinguished Lecture, 31 July, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 11th Annual Meeting 2014, Sapporo, Japan. Applying the Palaeo-tropical Cyclone Record Palaeo-tropical cyclone records have to date been predominantly used to depict long-term trends as well as attempting to understand the causes of these trends. These…

Study: Sharks can handle climate change in the Arctic

From the University of Chicago and the “I didn’t know Jaws lived near the North Pole ” department: Shark teeth analysis provides detailed new look at Arctic climate change A new study shows that some shark species may be able to cope with the falling salinity of Arctic waters that may come with rising temperatures.…