Monthly Archives: November 2013

ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2013

ArcticNet’s 9th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2013) will be held from 9 to 13 December 2013 at The World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As the largest annual Arctic research gathering held in Canada, ArcticNet’s ASM is the ideal venue to showcase results from all fields of Arctic research and stimulate networking and partnership […]

4th EMB Forum: Arctic 2050

The 4th European Marine Board Forum will bring together Arctic stakeholders from multiple sectors (science, industry, policy & governance, NGOs, etc.) to: Discuss current trends and patterns of change in Arctic Ocean ecosystems, including human activity; Identify possible “2050” scenarios for Arctic Change and the corresponding implications for human health and well-being; Highlight key research […]

Gaps in Arctic temperature data may have contributed to ‘pause’ in global warming

It was the evidence that climate change sceptics loved to cite. While the scientific community’s warnings about global warming had become ever more convincing, the critics pointed time and again to graphs showing the rise in the world’s average surface temperatures has slowed down since 1998 – a fact extensively interpreted by many vocal opponents […]

Science for Environment Policy: 2 new articles released

Two new articles have been released today from the European Commission’s ‘Science for Environment Policy’: Gas flaring and residential burning pollute the Arctic more than previously thought and Crop pests spreading polewards under global warming Source: “Science for Environment Policy”: European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service, edited by SCU, The University of the West […]

Concentrations of warming gases break record

According to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), fossil fuel activities such as oil refining are driving atmospheric levels of CO2 to record highs, with atmospheric CO2 growing more rapidly in 2012 than its average rise over the past decade.  See more on this story on the BBC news website.