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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.
Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures.
Scientists at University of Hawaii – Manoa have projected an increased frequency of heavy rainfall events but a decrease in rainfall intensity during the next 30 years (2011-2040) for the southern shoreline of Oahu.
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