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Coldest temperature on Earth: minus 136 degrees

Coldest temperature on Earth: minus 136 degrees

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A Colorado researcher told a meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco he has recorded the lowest temperature on Earth in Antarctica.
Antarctica records record low temperature

Antarctica records record low temperature

Dec. 10 (UPI) --U.S. scientists announced the lowest-ever temperature on Earth was recorded on the East Antarctica Plateau in August 2010 at negative 93 degrees Celsius.
Justin Salhani

Study reports more global warming evidence

BOULDER, Colo., March 26 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers have used satellite imagery to determine a large part of the Antarctic ice shelf is disintegrating as result of climate change.

Antarctic ice shelf collapse explained

ABERYSTWYTH, Wales, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Welsh scientists have discovered global warming was only one of many factors leading to the 2002 collapse of a major Antarctic ice shelf.

Climate: A race through thick and thin ice

BOULDER, Colo., May 23 (UPI) -- The interior of the East Antarctic ice sheet is gaining mass because of increased snowfall there, a development that should offset sea level rise from other sources around the globe.
DAN WHIPPLE

Climate: The sea level-climate connection

BOULDER, Colo., April 18 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the science and issues related to global climate change. This week: Shifts in sea level in the world's oceans are occurring more frequently and more rapidly than previously thought, strongly suggesting a direct link to climate ch
DAN WHIPPLE

Climate: The debate is changing

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A series examining the science behind and potential impact of global climate change. This week: The global warming debate is shifting in the United States in 2005, because evidence that the phenomenon is real has reached a crescendo.
DAN WHIPPLE

Climate: Worrisome trends in Antarctica

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the human role in and potential impact of global climate change. This week: New research suggests Antarctica is about to enter a period of rapid climate change, brought on by global warming.
DAN WHIPPLE

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

IN MEMORIAM The woman the Guinness Book of World Records cites as the oldest living person is dead. Maude Farris-Luse was 115.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

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ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science Writer

Scientists predict greater sea level rise

BOSTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Accelerated melting of glaciers could cause sea levels to rise about 11 inches by the end of the 21st century -- inundating more than 100 feet of coastline in s
ED SUSMAN, UPI Science News
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