26 Nov '12, 1am

As Doha Climate Summit kicks off, more ambitious cuts to greenhouse gas emissions needed

As Doha Climate Summit kicks off, more ambitious cuts to greenhouse gas emissions needed

Forests worldwide near tipping-point from drought (11/23/2012) Forests worldwide are at 'equally high risk' to die-off from drought conditions, warns a new study published this week in the journal Nature . The study, conducted by an international team of scientists, assessed the specific physiological effects of drought on 226 tree species at 81 sites in different biomes around the world. It found that 70 percent of the species sampled are particularly vulnerable to reduction in water availability. With drought conditions increasing around the globe due to climate change and deforestation, the research suggests large swathes of the world's forests — and the services they afford — may be approaching a tipping point. Hotter and hotter: concentrations of greenhouse gases hit another new record (11/20/2012) As expected, greenhouse gas concentrations in the Earth's atmosphere h...

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