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Tipping elements remain a 'hot' issue

( -- Research published by climate scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has been named one of the most highly-cited in its field in the last two years.

Aug 24, 2009
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Why is Greenland covered in ice?

There have been many reports in the media about the effects of global warming on the Greenland ice-sheet, but there is still great uncertainty as to why there is an ice-sheet there at all.

Aug 27, 2008
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