ClimateEx uses the data science concept of similarity-based query and opens a significantly different avenue to exploring the variety of terrestrial climates
as well as their temporal change.
In 2001, a group of more than 1,000 scientists from around the world (the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change) concluded that most of the warming since 1950 was probably caused by a buildup in the atmosphere of carbon dioxide and other gases that trap heat in the atmosphere.
If the changes in climate
predicted for this century come to pass, everyone will be affected, but the people and creatures of the Arctic will face some of largest challenges.
Creating school climates
that prevent school violence.
Beyond the level of mere survival, there are numerous examples of inventive building types developed in response to hot climates
, The basic Arabic and Persian courtyard house, with rooms arranged around an open often planted or water-filled courtyard, is a common feature of life from Morocco to India.
Vector was computed by subtracting the posttest PEF scores from pretest PEF scores.
CHIC OF ARABY One place where dunes are helping researchers answer questions about climates
long gone is in the Sultanate of Oman.
The buildings shown in this issue are a start in the search for appropriate models in hot and dry climates
, which in the future may incorporate new technologies, such as photovoltaic modules, as well as traditional wisdom to harness the abundant ambient energy of the sun.
Although many parts of the United States and Europe already have climates
that could support malaria, the disease was wiped out in these areas in the 19th century.
In another, modelers attempt to recreate the climates
of ancient periods in Earth's history.
WHETHER ANTHROPOGENIC climate
change began over 8,000 years ago or within the last few centuries, our inadvertent experiment in climate
geoengineering is now not only discernible in its effects, but is also providing major challenges for ourselves and future generations.
scientists disagree with the anthropogenic--that is, human-caused--global-warming hypothesis.