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Examining how weather patterns will change in the future

In a warming Pacific Northwest, summers are getting hotter and winters less cold, but the atmospheric patterns that influence the weather aren't necessarily expected to become stronger or more frequent by the end of the century, ...

Determining the causes of the 1931 Yangtze River Deluge

In the summer of 1931, an unprecedented calamity unfolded along the Yangtze River basin in eastern China—the 1931 Yangtze River flood, known as one of history's deadliest natural disasters. This cataclysmic event submerged ...

Arctic climate modeling too conservative, says new research

Climate models used by the UN's IPCC and others to project climate change are not accurately reflecting what the Arctic's future will be. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg argue that the rate of warming will be ...

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