RedskyNews Category: Rising Temperatures

22 Dead As Heat Wave Moves East

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A heat wave baking the central and southern United States was blamed on Wednesday for at least 22 deaths this week as forecasters warned that the abnormally hot weather could last into August as it moves east.

Global Crisis As Antarctic Melts

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Global Warming continues to be approaches by governments as a “luxury” item, rather than a matter of basic human survival. Humanity is being taken to its destruction by a greed-driven elite. These elites, which include ‘Big Oil’ and other related

Heatwave Hits 24 US States

CHICAGO (Reuters) -Excessive heat was forecast to blanket half of the continental United States on Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued heat warnings or advisories for 24 states stretching from parts of Texas and Oklahoma to the plains, the Mississippi

Australian Fish In Hot Water

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Rapidly warming ocean temperatures in some parts of the world could be pushing some fish species to the limit, stunting their growth, increasing stress and raising the risk of death, a study shows. An Australian study, published on Monday in

Glaciers Melting 100 Times Faster

The world’s glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time during the last 350 years, according to new research. Scientists say the findings, based on a study of Patagonia, South America, have worrying implications for millions of

Climate Change Halves Peru Glacier

A glacier on Peru’s Huaytapallana Moutain shed half its surface ice in just 23 years, officials said Wednesday, reinforcing concerns of climate change’s growing threat to fresh water resources. “Recent scientific studies indicate that between June 1983 and August 2006,

Ice Disappears At Antarctic Base

New Zealand’s Antarctic base is getting closer to becoming prime waterfront property as conditions in the Southern Ocean change. The breaking-up of sea ice means the waters are now within 1km of Scott Base, providing easier shipping access. Please follow

Rising Temperatures Hit Alaska

Thawing permafrost triggers mudslides on a road traveled by busloads of sightseers. Tall bushes on the tundra block panoramic views and the rapid melting of glaciers poses new flood risks. These are just a few of the ways a rapidly

Arctic Ice At Lowest level Ever

Polar bear mothers will have a harder time carrying cubs to term as Arctic sea ice dwindles, a new study said, and the U.S. government recognized that Pacific walruses need protection in their melting icy habitat. Arctic ice reached the

Official: 2010 The Hottest Year Ever

The UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has confirmed 2010 was the warmest year on record, verifying a “significant” long-term trend of global warming. The trend also helped to melt Arctic sea ice cover to a record low for December last

Scandinavian Sea Too Hot For Cod

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Climate Change could make a sea in southern Scandinavia too warm for Atlantic cod and rising water temperatures may be stunting the growth of young fish, a study showed on Monday. The report, drawing on records since 1919 of more

Arctic Thaw Stokes Global Warming

Shrinking ice and snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere is reflecting ever less sunshine back into space in a previously underestimated mechanism that could add to global warming, a study showed. Satellite data indicated that Arctic sea ice, glaciers, winter