Tag Results for geophysics (11)

  1. Swiss Snowfall the Lowest Ever Recorded

    Because snowpack in the world's major mountain chains--the Himalayas, Rockies, Alps and Andes--are so immensely important to river flows and water supplies across huge regions, hardly anything is more important than their fate in a warming world. Switzerland's Neue Zuercher Zeiting, one of the globe's top business newspapers, reports today, May 22, that during the last two decades, there have been fewer snowy days in the Alps than any time since measurements began.

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  2. Swiss Snowfall the Lowest Ever Recorded

    Because snowpack in the worldâ''s major mountain chainsâ''the Himalayas, Rockies, Alps and Andesâ''are so immensely important to river flows and water supplies across huge regions, hardly anything is more important than their fate in a warming world. Switzerlandâ''s Neue Zuercher Zeiting, one of the globeâ''s top business newspapers, reports today, May 22, that during the last two decades, there have been fewer snowy days in the Alps than any time since measurements began.

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  3. Climate: The difference between scientific bodies

    Sometimes, virtually the same group of scientists can say slightly different things, when they feel less politically constrained. Or at least they can say them more concisely. Thatâ''s the case with the American Geophysical Union and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Our space correspondent Barry E. DiGregorio reported this on 25 January. …

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