global warming Tag

Scientists using a new method of measuring temperatures from the past have discovered that there were parts of ancient Antarctica that were just as warm then, as the California coast today; as were polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean in comparison to modern Florida heat. These new measurements will help scientists in their climate...

The argument used to be that global warming existed at all. Now, the debate is more often over whether global warming is the result of natural or manmade activities. A new study is designed to eliminate any argument that warming is caused by nature or that the previous computer models are wrong. The study, published...

Those in environmental science have long recognized that there is a direct link between global warming and the body size of mammals, including primates, horses and deer. During the period of global warming that took place approximately 55 million years ago, known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM, these animals became much smaller in...