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Temperature development over the past 125 years

The animation shows observed warming of the earth from 1881-2006. Increased temperature compared to today's mean temperature is shown with colors from yellow to red, while blue to purple shows colder periods. The largest warming is seen over the northern regions and the Arctic.
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While the Arctic is melting the Gulf Stream remains

The melting Arctic is not the source for less saline Nordic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream that has provided less salt. >Read more More news
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The age of the Sahara desert

A team of scientists from Norway, France and China revise the view that the Sahara desert has existed for only the last 2 to 3 million years. >Read more More news
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Heat waves are signals of a climate disaster

Close to 140,000 Europeans have died as a direct result of heat waves since the turn of the millennium. Heat waves are now regarded by the United... >Read more More news
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Het klimadebatt, Studvest 10.9.014
En milliard kilo avføring daglig:..., Aftenposten 8.9.014
– Stadig mindre is i Arktis, Yr.no 5.9.014
Nå høster bøndene klima­gevinsten , Bergens Tidende 5.9.014
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