The market is eager for an alternative to restrictive hot-air-blowing technologies, and this is an endorsement by the health authorities on the safety and effectiveness of conductive fabric patient warming
ITEM: In an article about alcoholic beverages in the New York Times for January 14, Jonathan Miles reported: "By proposing to add polar bears to the list of 'threatened' species last month, the Bush administration seemed to finally acknowledge that global warming
is taking a toll.
The northern Bering Sea is warming
," Cooper tells me between bites.
Crabs and fish from the southern Bering Sea are moving northward into the warming
waters," says Jim Lovvorn, an ecologist from the University of Wyoming who is also aboard the Healy.
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.
It's fine to see him making a pact with British Prime Minister Tony Blair on global warming
, but he shouldn't rush on an issue that requires a careful, multidisciplinary, reasoned response.
Other Arctic regions, including Greenland, Scandinavia, and northern Russia, show similar accelerated warming
Another prominent proponent of the West Nile global warming
connection is Dr.
It showed that, in addition to the well-known "urban heat island effect," in which temperatures increase in metropolitan areas, other land use changes, especially agricultural conversion and irrigation, cause surface warming
According to rough data compiled by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which produces worldwide scientific consensus statements on global warming
, humans put about 11 million tons of soot into the atmosphere each year.
All dancers seem to need to stretch before they can begin a class, as a way of warming
up," says Thompson.
Last summer, CEOs of 12 major corporations, including the natural gas giant Enron, and Black and Veatch, a designing firm for gas-fired power plants, met in Aspen, CO, with environmental professionals and former administration officials to draft a letter to President Clinton on global warming
and the controversial and somewhat flawed Kyoto Protocol.