• 氣候變化似乎能誘發戰爭

    11-08-25 In the first study of its kind, researchers have linked a natural global climate cycle to periodic(周期的) increases in warfare. The arrival of El Nio, which every three to seven years boosts temperatures and cuts rainfall, doubles the risk of civ...

  • 南美未來可能頻發火災

    11-08-23 A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates a major climate oscillation(振蕩) in the Southern Hemisphere that is expected to intensify in the coming decades will likely cause increased wildfire activity in the southern half of South Ameri...

  • 野生動物對氣候變化反應迅速

    11-08-19 New research by scientists in the Department of Biology at the University of York shows that species have responded to climate change up to three times faster than previously appreciated. These results are published in the latest issue of the leadin...

  • 拉尼娜現象影響至東非

    11-08-05 For 20 000 years, climate variability in East Africa has been following a pattern that is evidently a remote effect of the ENSO phenomenon (El Nio Southern Oscillation) known as El Nio/La Nia. During the cold phase of La Nia, there is marginal rainf...

  • 氣候變化加劇黃石公園火災頻率

    11-07-26 An increase in wildfires due to climate change could rapidly and profoundly alter the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, according to a new study authored by environmental engineering and geography Professor Anthony Westerling of the University of Calif...

  • 聯合國:氣候變化“威脅世界和平”

    11-07-21 Climate change poses a major threat to future peace and security, a senior UN official has warned. 一位聯合國高級官員警告道,氣候變化是未來的和平和安全的一大主要威脅。 Achim Steiner from the UN Environment Programme said climate change would also ex...

  • 氣候變化影響海洋吸收CO2的能力

    11-07-11 How deep is the ocean's capacity to buffer(緩沖) against climate change? As one of the planet's largest single carbon absorbers, the ocean takes up roughly one-third of all human carbon emissions, reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and its associ...

  • 氣候變暖導致春天提前來臨

    11-07-07 Spring is hailed as the season of rebirth, but if it comes too early, it can threaten the plants it is meant to welcome. A University of Alberta study shows that climate change over the past 70 years has pushed some of the province's native wildflow...

  • 全球變暖將影響美國葡萄種植業

    11-07-01 Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium winegrowing regions of the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study led by Stanford University climate scientists. Writing in the June 30 edition of Envi...

  • 氣候變化導致家畜發病率上升

    11-06-30 Researchers looked at changes in the behaviour of bluetongue(藍舌?。?a viral disease of cattle and sheep - from the 1960s to the present day, as well as what could happen to the transmission of the virus 40 years into the future. They found, for t...