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Climate action a ‘moral responsibility’


Chinese climatologist says the world must work together on global warming. “Global warming is causing changes in glaciers, permafrost and snow cover in Central Asia, threatening the livelihood of millions of people in the region. Nature spoke with Qin Dahe, … Continue reading

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Researchers predict extreme summertime temperatures to become a regular occurrence


To happen even if expected increases in global temperatures are avoided In an article in the current issue of the journal Climatic Change Letters, Boston University researchers have estimated the impact near-term increases in global-mean temperatures will have on summertime … Continue reading

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Switching from coal to natural gas would do little for global climate, study indicates


BOULDER—Although the burning of natural gas emits far less carbon dioxide than coal, a new study concludes that a greater reliance on natural gas would fail to significantly slow down climate change. (NCAR & UCAR News Center) The study by … Continue reading

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The Last Great Global Warming


Surprising new evidence suggests the pace of Earth’s most abrupt prehistoric warm-up paled in comparison with what we face today. The episode has lessons for our future. Global temperature rose five degrees Celsius 56 million years ago in response to … Continue reading

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European research effort improves understanding of impacts of aerosols on climate


Pan-European research effort improves the understanding of the impacts of aerosols and trace gases on climate and air quality Atmospheric aerosol particles (otherwise known as Particulate Matter) have been masking the true rate of greenhouse gas induced global warming during … Continue reading

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Roy Spencer’s Latest Silver Bullet


Roy Spencer has come up with yet another “silver bullet” to show that climate sensitivity is lower than IPCC estimates.  I.e., he fits a simple 1-box climate model to the net flux of heat into the upper 700 m of … Continue reading

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Middle East Turmoil Reflects Global Anxiety about Wheat


Supplies of the staple food grain are tight–and may get tighter Underlying the wave of unrest across North Africa and the Middle East is the fact that some of the cries for democracy are coming from mouths in need of … Continue reading

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