• 二氧化碳排放增多 降低植物的調節氣溫作用

    10-05-04 Trees and other plants help keep the planet cool, but rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are turning down this global air conditioner. According to a new study by researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science, in some regions mo...

  • 土壤細菌對氣候變化的影響沒有預想的嚴重

    10-04-27 In dark, rich soils on every continent, microbes(細菌,微生物) dealing with the effects of climate change aren't accelerating(促進的,加速的) global warming the way scientists had predicted, a study by researchers at the University of California...

  • 調查:氣候變化是最為緊迫的全球問題

    10-04-27 Residents of major world cities cite climate change as the most pressing global issue, except residents of large U.S. cities who list the economy as the bigger problem, according to a survey by HSBC Bank. 匯豐銀行開展的一項調查顯示,世界主要城市的居...

  • 研究人員發現地球公轉軌道與氣候的聯系

    10-04-07 In an analysis of the past 1.2 million years, UC Santa Barbara geologist Lorraine Lisiecki discovered a pattern that connects the regular changes of the Earth's orbital(軌道的,眼窩的) cycle to changes in the Earth's climate. The finding is report...

  • “地球一小時”世界各地紛紛熄燈響應

    10-04-04 Europe's best known landmarks - including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and Rome's Colosseum - fell dark Saturday, following Sydney's Opera House and Beijing's Forbidden City in joining a global climate change protest, as lights were switched off across...

  • 調查:肉類生產與氣候變化的聯系

    10-03-24 UN specialists are to look again at the contribution of meat production to climate change, after claims that an earlier report exaggerated the link. 聯合國專家正準備重新調查肉類生產與氣候變化之間的關系,因為有人宣稱之前的報告夸大了二者之間的聯系。 L...

  • 斯特恩:哥本哈根峰會無果乃某些國家“傲慢”所致

    10-03-17 The disappointing outcome of December's climate summit was largely down to arrogance on the part of rich countries, according to Lord Stern. 斯特恩爵士稱,去年12月哥本哈根環境峰會令人失望的結局,其根本原因是某些富裕國家的傲慢所致。 Western nations f...

  • 研究:氣候因素導致麝牛滅絕

    10-03-09 A team of scientists has discovered that the drastic(激烈的,猛烈的) decline in Arctic musk ox(麝牛) populations that began roughly 12,000 years ago was due to a warming climate rather than to human hunting. This is the first study to use ancien...

  • 解讀溫總理政府工作報告3

    10-03-06 HEALTHCARE 醫療衛生 -- China will raise government subsidies on basic medical insurance for non-working urban residents and on the new type of rural cooperative medical care system to 120 yuan per person per year, up 50 percent over last year, and a...

  • 全球變暖情況下 區域性氣候的變化模式

    10-03-01 Climate models project that the global average temperature will rise about 1C by the middle of the century, if we continue with business as usual and emit greenhouse gases(溫室氣體) as we have been. The global average, though, does not tell us any...