Monthly Archives: January 2012

UK Researchers Warn the Severity of Climate Change

Anthropogenic climate change, is it real or is it just another phase of the Earth’s temperature change? This question has been on the table for many years now. There is no doubt that this is a very debatable and significant … Continue reading

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Anthropocentrism a big promoter of climate change.

I am sitting on a very comfy wood chair at one of the 30 libraries on campus. I consider myself very fortunate; I am attending one of the best universities in the world. Nonetheless, I want more from UofT, more … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2012 version of the course

To kick off the new term, how about some new data, just in from the US National Climatic Data Centre, showing annual temperature anomalies up to last year (2011): A couple of interesting points about this chart. First, it shows … Continue reading

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Narwhals stole first place!

If you bought a Coke recently, you’ve probably noticed that there is a polar bear on the bottle. This is because Coca-Cola has started their Arctic Home project, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund. This project is dedicated to … Continue reading

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The Last Polar Bear

Although throughout Earth’s history the climate has always fluctuated, with wildlife and ecosystems coming and going, rapid climate change is increasing the ability for these species to disappear completely! When the climate changes, animals are forced to move out of their … Continue reading

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Get Informed!

As I was doing some research for our first blog assignment, I came across a short quiz that can help get all of you more informed and educated about the effects of Global Warming. Take a look… Global Warming Facts, … Continue reading

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