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an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

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Climate warming drives ocean oxygen loss by a direct mechanism: seawater holds less oxygen as temperatures rise.
But as researchers heated enclosures to mimic increasingly severe climate warming, nest ownership began shifting toward a few persistent winners.
Biologist Richard Ostfeld at the Cary Institute says nearly two decades of data revealed climate warming trends correlated with earlier spring feeding by nymphal ticks, sometimes by as much as three weeks.
In addition to climate warming, these conditions reflect the long-term policy of fire exclusion and the dramatic reduction of timber management since 1990.
11 ( ANI ): Researchers have suggested that using urban adaptation strategies like green roof, cool roof, and hybrid technologies can help offset not only future climate warming due to urban expansion but also temperature increases driven by greenhouse gases.
This is clear evidence of climate warming, which the report from the United Nations-mandated organization stated is now "unequivocal" and "unprecedented.
Due to its large volume and its thermal inertia, the deep ocean is a powerful heat buffer for climate warming,' said one of the study's co-authors, Ursula Schauer.
Climate warming may make this a long-term problem for utilities, industrial users, and agricultural irrigation.
These aerosols, which account for the different scents of plants, were found to counter approximately one per cent of global climate warming.
Earth and environmental scientists explore some of the ways that climate warming since the Last Glacial Maximum, some 20,000 years ago, has triggered geological events, primarily because of the shift in weight on the lithosphere as stationary glaciers melt and become moving oceans.
Otto and his team used up-to-date data on temperatures and levels of solar radiation trapped in the atmosphere by greenhouse gases, to make new projections for climate warming.
It found that since the early 2000s, excessive application had contributed to global climate warming as nitrous oxide emissions had outweighed the climate benefit of increasing carbon dioxide uptake.
A group of researchers from Environment Canada has provided estimates of future climate warming based on anthropogenic activity that are more constrained than--and on the lower end of- those provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The earth climate warming is an "unequivocal" fact which is causing widespread melting of snow and ice, alongwith a concomitant rise in an average sea level among other impacts, scientific studies revealed that the vulnerability in a changing climate is already severe in many countries and will increase day by day.
Under Dubai's Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, the emirate plans to reduce energy imports and climate warming carbon dioxide emissions by 30 per cent, using its own solar power and nuclear power imported from Abu Dhabi to reduce reliance on gas.
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