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Models move from brain to rain

(—One of climate scientists' key ambitions is to predict future climate change more accurately. They create incredibly detailed computer models, but even these cannot calculate all the infinite detail of the real ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Experts: Global warming means more Antarctic ice

The ice goes on seemingly forever in a white pancake-flat landscape, stretching farther than ever before. And yet in this confounding region of the world, that spreading ice may be a cockeyed signal of man-made climate change, ...

dateOct 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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The limitations of climate models

(—How accurate is the latest generation of climate models? Climate physicist Reto Knutti from ETH Zurich has compared them with old models and draws a differentiated conclusion: while climate modelling has made ...

dateNov 07, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Greenhouse gas-caused warming felt in just months

The heat generated by burning a fossil fuel is surpassed within a few months by the warming caused by the release of its carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new work from Carnegie's Xiaochun Zhang and Ken Caldeira ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Environment
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