RedskyNews Category: Rising Temperatures

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

India: 2010 Hottest Year Ever

India experienced its hottest year on record in 2010, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday, blaming the rise in temperatures on global warming. India’s mean annual temperature during 2010 was 0.93 degrees Celsius (33.6 Fahrenheit) higher than the

Canada: 2010 Hottest Year Ever

Canada had its warmest year on record in 2010, according to the country’s environmental agency, with the biggest impact seen in the Arctic region. The national average temperature for the year was 3 degrees Celsius above normal, based on preliminary

Warming to Devastate Glaciers

Global warming may wipe out three-quarters of Europe’s alpine glaciers by 2100 and hike sea levels by four metres by 3000 through melting the West Antarctic icesheet, two studies published at the weekend said. The research places the spotlight on

Catastrophic Warming Unstoppable

Carbon dioxide already emitted into the atmosphere will keep contributing to global warming for centuries, eventually causing a huge Antarctic ice sheet to collapse and lift sea levels, Canadian scientists said on Sunday. Even the complete abandonment of fossil fuels

Too Warm for Antarctic Flights

Flights between Australia and Antarctica have been grounded so far this summer due to warm weather on the icy continent. The air service between Hobart and the Wilkins Aerodrome near Casey Station usually starts mid-December but has not begun because

Maps Predict Future City Flooding

Rising sea levels are likely to cause serious and regular flooding in Australian coastal cities by the end of the century, according to maps released by the Federal Government today. The maps for low-lying areas in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Newcastle,

Temp Could Rise by 7.2F by 2060s

World temperatures could soar by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) by the 2060s in the worst case of global climate change and require an annual investment of $270 billion just to contain rising sea levels, studies suggested on Sunday.

Earth is Warming Faster Than Ever

The world warmed more rapidly than previously thought over the past decade, according to a Met Office report published today, which finds the evidence for man-made climate change has grown even stronger over the last year. The report comes ahead

2010 To Be Hottest Year On Record

This year is so far tied for the hottest year in a temperature record dating back to 1850 in a new sign of a warming trend, the three major institutes which calculate global warming estimates told Reuters. U.N. climate talks