climate change News

14054 Results found
  • Keyword: climate change ×

Climate change accelerates maturing of grape in wine production

by Elhuyar Fundazioa - Basque Research  (Jan. 13, 2015)

“The increase in temperatures and of CO2 levels – the consequences of climate change – accelerates the maturing of grapes in wine production, affecting colour and possibly aromas”. This was the conclusion of the PhD thesis defended by Johann Martínez-Lüscher, undertaken jointly by the University of Navarra ...

The dark side of climate change

by Climate News Network  (Dec. 29, 2014)

Climate change could leave more Americans in the dark as hurricanes become more intense or more frequent. Researchers in the US have identified 27 cities that are likely to become more vulnerable to blackouts as a result of floods and high winds hitting the power grid. They report in the journal Climatic Change that they ...

Ocean warming speeds up cycle of climate change

by Climate News Network  (Jan. 9, 2015)

The warming oceans could start to return more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere as the planet warms, according to new research. And since 70% of the planet is covered by clear blue water, anything that reduces the oceans’ capacity to soak up and sequester carbon could only make climate change more certain and more swift. It is a process ...

Now live: MOOC on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

by Wetlands International  (Jan. 21, 2015)

The free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate went live on 12 January. More than 7,500 people have enrolled from 183 countries to learn more about this hot topic in disaster resilience! Wetlands International will be Expert of the Week between 9 and 11 February, sharing our expertise ...

Climate Change – The growing role of business

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 23, 2014)

After years of frustratingly non-productive international negotiations on climate change, hopeful signs are emerging for global action to lower the level of carbon emissions entering the atmosphere. The recently concluded UN climate talks in Lima Peru set out a series of deadlines for every nation to make known their plans to ...

East Asian air pollution to have bigger global impact under climate change

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 29, 2015)

Greater amounts of air pollutants emitted in East Asia will move around the globe under climate change, a recent study predicts. Changes to wind speeds and air pressure will mean that movement of pollution from this region is enhanced under a changing climate. These results highlight the need for globally coordinated efforts to tackle air ...

Energy and Climate Change Secretary responds to new agreement on climate change

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Dec. 14, 2014)

“This is an agreement that unites all nations, unlocking the door to the world’s first global climate deal in Paris next year. “The talks were tough but the Lima Call for Climate Action shows a will and commitment to respond to the public demand to tackle climate change. “I am proud the UK has been leading the way - by ...

‘Save the Life’ 2015 has been launched to respond to the climate change impacts in the SEE Region

by VIA EXPO Ltd.  (Jan. 9, 2015)

The different nature of disasters and industrial accidents requires an implementation of professional experience, appropriate technology and intensified trans-border interaction. In the most cases they affect humans, environment and global economy. Climate change is already happening: 900 extreme events were registered across the world in 2013 and ...

Forests around the world affected by climate change

by The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  (Dec. 19, 2014)

Around the globe, forests are found to be undergoing strong changes due to human influence already today. Degradation of woods due to man-made climate change cannot be ruled out for the future, a Special Feature to be published next week in the Journal of Ecology, led by a team of scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research ...

Geoengineering could worsen climate change

by Climate News Network  (Nov. 29, 2014)

Geoengineering – which sometimes seems to be the despairing climate scientist’s Plan B – simply won’t work. It won’t offer a quick fix to the planet’s burden of global warming, and it will be difficult to convince anybody that it could work at all. Geoengineering is any deliberate, large-scale intervention in ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you