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Environmental groups and government officials warned this week that US negotiators at the UN climate talks in Durban risk portraying the US as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues.
According to new research, compiled by British charity Oxfam, soaring wheat prices stemming from extreme weather events that shook the world in the past year have endangered food security in many places around the world.
According to a new study published this week in Science, the rate of global warming from doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be less than previous estimates.
Carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide levels reached record highs in 2010, surpassing what experts had previously called the worst-case scenario for these greenhouse gases.
According to a report by U.N. scientists, man-made climate change has already boosted heat waves and flood-provoking rainfall and is likely to contribute to future natural disasters.
The debate may largely be drawn along political lines, but the human role in climate change remains one of the most controversial questions in 21st century science.
Governments around the world must be prepared for mass migrations caused by rising global temperatures or face the possibility of calamitous results.
Climate models have a hard time representing clouds accurately because they lack the spatial resolution necessary to accurately simulate the billowy air masses.
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