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Much Ado About Little

Public criticism of the IPCC is getting pretty silly.

Has Global Warming Stopped?

Global warming has slowed a little over the past decade or so, but nobody with a clue about climate change thinks this means the problem has g…

Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

NASA satellites have watched Arctic sea ice for three decades now, and the record shows more and more melting over time.

The Velocity of Climate Change

What happens to species as climate changes? A new paper in Nature by Scott Loarie provides some unexpected results.

US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

CO2 emissions from fossil fuel have been growing steadily in the US and are projected to continue growing until 2030 and beyond if no legislat…

Predictions of Sea Level Rise Are Increasing

CLIMATE CENTRAL - A new study in Nature suggests that the conventional wisdom on long-term sea-level rise in a warmer world is too low.

Why Temperatures Could Eventually Go Higher Than We Think

Michael Lemonick explains why most climate projections leave out important effects that will kick in after 2100.

Copenhagen Central

Copenhagen Diagnosis

The Copenhagen Diagnosis is a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009. Key findings in the report include that climate-relat…

If we can’t predict weather two weeks ahead, how can we predict climate fifty years from now?

How do we predict the consequences of climate change?

Raising the Bar: Climate Projections for Decision Making

Ensembles of Climate Models

Drilling Back to the Future: Climate Clues from Ancient Ice on Greenland

Just before the last Ice Age, temperatures were 5 to 9° F warmer than today, and global sea level was 13 to 20 feet higher. In July 2009, Cli…

Greenland: Ice Cores and Climate

An international team of climate scientists, working on the NEEM research project, has just completed their first season toward drilling a 1.6…

Scientists project earlier spring snowmelt in Washington State

Scientists project the annual area wildfires burn in Washington State to double or more

Scientists project sharply increasing wildfires in the American West

Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

Present vs. projected August days over 95 degrees Fahrenheit

Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit

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Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage

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