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Latest Global climate model Stories

2012-08-24 00:46:08

A new record of past temperature change in the tropical Atlantic Ocean's subsurface provides clues as to why the Earth's climate is so sensitive to ocean circulation patterns.

2012-07-03 10:17:57

Though worries about "nuclear winter" have faded since the end of the Cold War, existing stockpiles of nuclear weapons still hold the potential for devastating global impacts.

Analysis Shows Big, Fast Changes Ahead For Global Fire Risk
2012-06-12 15:20:51

Climate change is widely expected to disrupt future fire patterns around the world, with some regions, such as the western United States, seeing more frequent fires within the next 30 years, according to a new analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in collaboration with an international team of scientists.

Atmospheric Warming Intensifies Earth’s Water Cycle
2012-05-22 04:29:42

Scientists report that in the last fifty years, salinity levels in the world’s oceans have shifted and that climate change is affecting global rainfall and evaporation cycles.

Steam from a Processing Plant
2012-05-15 21:52:45

A new study finds that nine percent of the Western Hemisphere's mammals will fall victim to the changing climate.

2012-05-07 20:18:50

One popular climate record that shows a slower atmospheric warming trend than other studies contains a data calibration problem, and when the problem is corrected the results fall in line with other records and climate models.

Climatologists Predict More Extreme Summer Temperatures in 21st Century
2012-02-16 14:32:07

A new report published by an American non-profit research center says that extreme summer temperatures are becoming increasingly commonplace in the United States, a trend that they project will continue throughout the 21st century.

Clearing The Air On Cloud Simulations
2011-10-27 08:36:16

Climate models have a hard time representing clouds accurately because they lack the spatial resolution necessary to accurately simulate the billowy air masses.

Image 1 - Modeling The Local Impact Of Global Climate Change
2011-09-18 06:38:11

Scripps researcher adapts global climate model to improve regional predictions.

2011-08-23 17:54:35

Although the rain this summer has been pouring down over Denmark, most scientists agree that global temperature increases will intensify periods with summer drought already in 2075.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.