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Allowable 'carbon budget' most likely overestimated

While most climate scientists, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, implicitly define "pre-industrial" to be in the late 1800's, a true non-industrially influenced baseline is probably further in the past, ...

dateJul 24, 2017 in Environment
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ADB warns climate change 'disastrous' for Asia

A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be "disastrous" for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Environment
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What's in the forecast and how do we know?

Here's what the global temperature and rainfall conditions for the rest of this year are expected to be. The Earth Institute's International Research Institute for Climate and Society's (IRI) probabilistic outlooks for temperature ...

dateJul 13, 2017 in Environment
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Figuring out how fast Greenland is melting

A new analysis of Greenland's past temperatures will help scientists figure out how fast the island's vast ice sheet is melting, according to a new report from University of Arizona atmospheric scientists.

dateJul 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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