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Greenhouse gas experts meet in NZ

Peter Griffin posted in on October 28th, 2011.

World experts on greenhouse gases are meeting in Wellington to refine measurement methods for greenhouse gases as part of efforts  to pin down increased understanding of what is happening in our atmosphere. The 16th global conference on carbon dioxide, other greenhouse gases, and related measurement techniques (GGMT)  continues until October 28, under the banners of […]

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Climate scientist on recommended IPCC overhaul

Peter Griffin posted in on August 31st, 2010.

Overnight in New York, an independent report was released which recommended a major overhaul of procedures and management of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report, undertaken by a 12 person team from the InterAcademy Council which represents the world’s major science academies, outlines some sweeping changes, such as the installation of an executive […]

Dom Post: NZ can’t stick to Copenhagen deal, say scientists

Peter Griffin posted in on April 22nd, 2010.

Kiran Chug writes in the Dominion Post about a new report in Nature which says that loopholes in the Copenhagen Accord and a lack of global determination are seeing hopes of keeping global temperature rise to 2 deg c by 2100 fading fast. They caution that action is needed urgently if temperatures are not to […]

Expert comment on Nature Antarctic warming paper

Peter Griffin posted in on January 23rd, 2009.

New research published in the journal Nature suggests that Antarctica is warming despite earlier signs that the icy continent was cooling. The scientists claim the evidence makes it “almost certain” that human activity is responsible for at least some of the warming. Martin Manning, Professor of Climate Change at Victoria University‘s School of Government comments […]

Research pins polar warming blame on humans

Peter Griffin posted in on October 31st, 2008.

A UK-led group of climate researchers claim their research has demonstrated for the first time that human activity is responsible for significant warming in both polar regions. Rising Arctic temperatures and the accelerating retreat of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has been widely reported in scientific journals and the popular press. However, these changes […]

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