Scientists thought that the oceans surface, warmed up to 0.6 degrees

Scientists using data from the expedition of the XIX century, determined that the temperature in the surface layer of the World Ocean in the last 135 years has risen by 0.6 degrees, the Internet portal LiveScience referring to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego, with the support of the American administration Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found that global "warming" of the ocean occurred over 100 years ago. Comparing data 1872-1876 British expedition's with modern, scientists have calculated that the "growth" of temperatures over the

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In the depths of the ocean reduces the amount of cold dense water

A significant decrease in the number of cold deep water — so nazyvaemyhantarkticheskih bottom water — in the Southern Ocean in the years 1980-2000.

Sara Perks at Washington State University, and Gregory Johnson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA) found that the Antarctic Bottom Water mass decreases at an average rate of about 8 million tons / s, which is about 50 times greater than the average volume flow of Mississippi and four times less Gulf Stream in the Florida Straits.

Antarctic bottom water layer, the temperature is below zero (dark blue areas indicate very

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Climate change in the late 20th century, accelerated — WMO

Climate change at the end of XX century has accelerated, making the period 2001-2010 the warmest decade, and 2011-th — the warmest of his "colleagues" in cold climate phenomenon "La Niña," said a report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Organization presented on March 23, the World Meteorological Day, the preliminary results of the Global Report on the climate for a decade with an annual report on the state of the climate in 2011.

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"Climate change has accelerated in the 2001-2010 year, which have been the warmest decade in history for all the continents of the world. Since

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An Inconvenient Truth about the current state of the global climate

According to experts NOAA, the average global temperature of the planet in 2011, was not included in the top ten warmest. January 2012 also showed no loyalty to global warming and was only 19th in the ranked list.

"The average global temperature of the planet in January 2012, became only the 19th in the list of the highest since 1880 — according to the National Weather Service United States. — The temperature of the land took 26th place in the reporting period. Ocean temperature was the 17th in the list of the most warm and the lowest since 2008, "-

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With the baby in the bath

In the bath life begins. And it's not just a pretty picture. For centuries, women gave birth in Russia in the bath (and not only a commoner, but boyarynya, Princess and even the Queen).

By the way, modern medicine, as is often the case, confirmed that our ancestors had for a lot of reasons. In the bath, plenty of warm water, the desired temperature (which is suitable not only giving birth, but the newborn baby), and the hot steam kills disease-causing germs. And with the birth bath accompanies human life — Bath soars, sauna rules, sauna fix everything,

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Repeated drought in East Africa is inevitable

Picture of rainfall over East Africa changed so that severe droughts have become more likely, and this means that you need to review the principles of providing assistance to the region.

One of the poorest parts of the world have already experienced its worst drought in 60 years — in 2010-2011. In a report released last week, the organization Oxfam and "Save the Children" argue that the international community slow to help, and this has led to thousands of deaths that could have been avoided. Despite predictions of an impending drought, many donors are reluctant to act until the

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Carbon dioxide is not to blame

Temperature of the planet may be less sensitive to changes in levels of carbon dioxide (CO?), Than previously thought. These findings came a group of scientists, who published his findings in the journal Science. According to the researchers, people still expect "radical changes" in climate worldwide, but the risk of changes slightly less serious. Previous climate models to assess the sensitivity of climate to increased CO? were based on meteorological changes over the past 150 years. Of these models are hard to predict with certainty a single figure. The new analysis, which includes the paleoclimatic data in an existing model

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In the mountains of south-western Chinas glaciers are melting

Climate change is having a devastating impact on the glaciers in the mountains of Southwest China, writes derstandard.at.

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing recorded "high fever" and "dramatic retreat of glaciers." The study was published Tuesday in Environmental Research Letters of the British Institute of Physics (IOP) in London.

Pentsyuy glaciers in the Himalayas, an area of 131 square kilometers, in the period from 1970 to 2001 is completely melted. Level glaciers in the mountains Yalkun Ganzhigabu dropped between 1980 and 2001, more than 1,500 meters. The researchers also identified a significant increase in the glacial

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The causes and consequences of climate change

Today many pursues obsession that they are also more hot than cold. It is self-suggestion, of course. More precisely, the suggestion from the outside. "Greenhouse effect — people say, wiping the sweat from his forehead. — Climate change. Antarctic ice melt. We have to live away from the sea, until it swallowed a large piece of coastal waters. True, it is not clear — where to hide from the ozone hole? .. "But if a person is hot, it is not from global warming. And if the radio report that this year set a record temperature for a certain number

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Global warming — the evidence from skeptics

A group of scientists known for their skepticism about the theories of climate change, to re-examine two centuries of global temperature data and found strong evidence for the fact that the Earth is hotter.

Lead author Richard Muller of the University of California at Berkeley (USA) only at the beginning of this year, members of Congress, there are concerns that in the XX century, there was a significant warming.

And his project Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) has completed processing of the temperature, since 1800, from 15 sources, including the World Meteorological Organization and meteovedomstva U.S. and UK. Conclusion: Since

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