If global warming is a big problem, would someone tell the weatherman?
- Scientists can't quite finger humans as cause in earth's rising temps. Cowen, Robert C. // Christian Science Monitor;12/22/97, Vol. 90 Issue 19, p10
Notes that scientists, while firmly believing that man is impacting the temperature of the Earth, cannot point to solid scientific evidence of that fact because of problems with the availability of data and problems in the computer simulations about global warming. Comments from Klaus...
- EARTH WILL SURVIVE. WILL WE? Havel, V�clav // New York Times Upfront;2/25/2008, Vol. 140 Issue 10, p21
The author cautions the public to respond to the call to regulate activities that lead to global warming. He warns that the earth may no longer be inhabitable if the present ecological system gets worse. He advises that there should be both a strong technological development coupled with...
- The heat is on. Middleton, Nick // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jan2000, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p44
Explains the reason behind climatic changes. Human impact on climate; Effects of naturally-occurring events to climate; General circulation models to predict climatic conditions; Effects of climate warming on the environment and human health; Suggestions on how to reduce the impact of global...
- Human Fingerprints on Global Warming. // Australasian Science;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p14
The article focuses on the report entitled "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" authored by University of Adelaide's professor Tom Wigley which focuses on the role of human beings in global warming.
- Report: Some `endangered' chemicals are not `dangerous.' // Engineered Systems;Jan1998, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p28
Provides information about the issues discussed in the 1997 Global Warming Summit in Kyoto, Japan. Argument about the retention of HCFC-123 as chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) replacement; Chemicals containing iodine that have short atmospheric lifetimes; Use of HCFC-123 as refrigerant.
- AHRI Releases Low-GWP AREP. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/8/2012, Vol. 247 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the interim report from the Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) regarding its Low Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (Low-GWP AREP), which provides update on the status of the program.
- Report gives HFCs thumbs up. Mahoney // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/25/99, Vol. 208 Issue 8, p1
Reports on a study by the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy which suggests that hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants have only minimal impact on global warming. Energy savings from the use of HFC refrigerants in different applications; HFC as replacements for chlorofluorocarbons. INSET:...
- European Talk Continues to Question Future of HFCs. Powell, Peter // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/5/2000, Vol. 210 Issue 6, p36
Reports concerns over the environmental effects of HFC refrigerants in United States. Proposal from European countries to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants; Promotion of HFC as a substitute for CFC and HCFC; Manifestation of the global warming potential of HFC.
- CAN WE TURN THIS THING AROUND? // Vanity Fair;May2007, Issue 561, p226
The article examines the ways that human beings can curb the effects of global warming. The article asserts that it is not to late to reverse the effects that human beings have had on the planet. The article also analyzes how the administration of George W. Bush has negatively effected the...