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Ice Sheets Behaving Badly

By Sea Level Rise, Uncategorized

The most recent discoveries in climate science bear little resemblance to what we hear in the media. Greenland’s melt in 2012 for example has been widely advertised in the media as just another weather event, similar to many in the past. The adage that we cannot tell for sure if any single weather event was…

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New Articles in the journal Nature say climate change is worse than thought, is happening faster with greater impacts and is going to be more difficult to control

By Scenarios

To limit warming to 2 degrees C by 2050, the world must limit greenhouse gas emissions to 275 gigatons between 2000 and 2050.  Considering that we have already emitted nearly one third of this 275 gigatons in nine years, this is going to be "extremely difficult" says the author of the report (Meinhausen). The research…

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New Mega Report: Climate Change: Faster, Stronger, Sooner

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The opening sentence of the report: "Scientific research on climate change and its impacts published since the deadline for the latest assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is revealing that global warming is accelerating, at times far beyond IPCC 2007 forecasts." The mega report is a compilation of 37 publications and…

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