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A framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation

2010-12-21 Nature Climate Change Scientists have proposed a novel strategy to help policymakers identify and overcome obstacles to adaptation. It is increasingly recognized that — even with early and rapid mitigation — society will need to adapt to climate impacts. … Continue reading

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Global Temperature and Europe’s Frigid Air

2010-12-11 NASA GISS This is the warmest January-November in the GISS analysis, which covers 131 years. However, it is only a few hundredths of a degree warmer than 2005, so it is possible that the final GISS results for the … Continue reading

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Arctic Report Card 2010

2010-10-22 NOAA Return to previous Arctic conditions is unlikely Record temperatures across Canadian Arctic and Greenland, a reduced summer sea ice cover, record snow cover decreases and links to some Northern Hemisphere weather support this conclusion More (click here)

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2010: probably the hottest year ever recorded

2010-12-14 The Guardian UK Temperature records tumbled in Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Burma and Pakistan, causing heatwaves and devastated harvests 2010 was the year of the heatwave, with record temperatures set in 17 countries. Two leading groups of scientists say … Continue reading

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La Nina may be at its peak, says Australia’s weather bureau

2010-12-21 Scientific American / Reuters The strongest La Nina weather event in nearly half a century, resulting in heavy rains and flooding which has damaged crops and flooded mines in Australia and Asia, may be at its peak, the Australian … Continue reading

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