• 加拿大亞伯達省南部魚類發生性別偏移

    10-07-30 Chemicals present in two rivers in southern Alberta are likely the cause of the feminization(女性化,雌性化) of fish say researchers at the University of Calgary who have published results of their study in the journal Environmental Toxicology and...

  • 全球變暖使非洲猿生存艱難

    10-07-23 A study on the effect of global warming on African ape(猿) survival suggests that a warming climate may cause apes to run 'out of time'. The research, published today in Journal of Biogeography, reveals that rising temperatures and changes in rain...

  • 環境變化成為健康問題會引發更多關注

    10-07-20 Framing climate change as a public health problem seems to make the issue more relevant, significant and understandable to members of the publiceven some who don't generally believe climate change is happening, according to preliminary research by G...

  • 奧巴馬演講 President Obama & Indonesian President

    10-07-05 PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Selamat pagi(早安) . It is wonderful once again to see my good friend, the President of Indonesia, and members of his delegation. I obviously have enjoyed our interactions(交互) here, although my hope an...

  • 氮氣可影響植物的光合作用

    10-07-01 As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise, so does the pressure on the plant kingdom. The hope among policymakers, scientists and concerned citizens is that plants will absorb some of the extra CO2 and mitigate(減輕,緩和) the impacts of climate c...

  • 人為全球變暖始于史前獵人

    10-07-01 Even before the dawn of agriculture, people may have caused the planet to warm up, a new study suggests. Mammoths(猛犸象) used to roam modern-day Russia and North America, but are now extinctand there's evidence that around 15,000 years ago, early...

  • 科學家開始試驗全球變暖對凍土層的影響

    10-06-27 Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are planning a large-scale, long-term ecosystem experiment to test the effects of global warming on the icy layers of arctic permafrost(永久凍土) . While ORNL researchers have...

  • non-binding accord 無約束力協議

    10-06-25 哥本哈根氣候峰會僅達成了一項無約束力的《哥本哈根協議》,參加大會的國家沒有就2012年后的全球減排行動、資金技術支持等問題達成共識。 請看新華社的報道: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Monday the country played an important and constructive role in pushi...

  • 二氧化碳對全球氣候形成起主導作用

    10-06-18 Increasingly, the Earth's climate appears to be more connected than anyone would have imagined. El Nio, the weather pattern that originates in a patch(斑點,碎片) of the equatorial(赤道的) Pacific, can spawn(釀成,造成) heat waves and droughts...

  • The Climate of New Zealand 新西蘭的氣候

    10-06-17 The Climate of New Zealand Teacher: Matthew, what is the climate of New Zealand? Matthew: Very Cold, sir. Teacher: Wrong. Matthew: But, sir! When they send us meat it always arrives frozen! 新西蘭的氣候 老師:馬修,新西蘭的氣候怎么樣? 馬修:先生,...