• 防止氣候變化已深入公眾意識

    11-03-21 Direct experience of extreme weather events increases concern about climate change and willingness to engage in energy-saving behaviour, according to a new research paper published in the first edition of the journal Nature Climate Change this week....

  • 美國西南部曾經歷“百年不遇干旱”

    11-03-01 There's an old saying that if you don't like the weather in New Mexico, wait five minutes. Maybe it should be amended to 10,000 years, according to new research. In a letter published recently in the journal Nature, Los Alamos National Laboratory re...

  • 世界珊瑚礁數量銳減

    11-02-24 Three-quarters of the world's coral reefs are at risk due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and other factors, says a major new assessment. 一項新的評估顯示,由于過度捕撈、污染、環境變化以及其它因素的影響,世界上3/4的珊瑚礁處于危險之中。 Hea...

  • 美國極軌環境衛星正進行飛行測試

    11-02-13 The NASA National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) climate/weather satellite is undergoing flight environmental testing at Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp's production and test facility in...

  • 環境變暖促使野生馬鹿發情期提前

    11-01-16 Wild red deer on the Isle of Rum, which were featured in the BBC TV series Autumnwatch, are rutting(發情) earlier in the year, a study shows. Scientists believe the annual rutting season on the Isle of Rum could be changing because of warming spri...

  • 2010年氣溫有史以來最高

    11-01-14 Global surface temperatures in 2010 tied 2005 as the warmest on record, according to an analysis released Wednesday by researchers at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. The two years differed by less than 0.018 degrees Fa...

  • 研究:大學生普遍缺乏科學素養

    11-01-10 Most college students in the United States do not grasp the scientific basis of the carbon cycle an essential skill in understanding the causes and consequences of climate change, according to research published in the January issue of BioScience. T...

  • 氣候變化的影響可持續至3000年

    11-01-10 New research indicates the impact of rising CO2 levels in the Earth's atmosphere will cause unstoppable effects to the climate for at least the next 1000 years, causing researchers to estimate a collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet by the year 3...

  • 2010年大部分災難系人類活動造成

    10-12-26 This was the year the Earth struck back. 今年,地球開始反擊了。 Earthquakes, heat waves, floods, volcanoes, super typhoons, blizzards(暴風雪) , landslides and droughts killed at least a quarter million people in 2010 the deadliest year in more tha...

  • 聯合國氣候大會閉幕 未達成重要協議

    10-12-14 在墨西哥海濱城市坎昆舉行的聯合國氣候談判大會于周六閉幕,各國在對抗氣候變化方面僅做出少量承諾,并同意為貧困國家提供更多資金,但有關大規模減排的艱難協議要到明年才有可能達成。 The world's governments agreed on Saturday to modest steps to combat climate...