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According to MIT researchers, the most recent global climate report fails to capture the reality of the changing Arctic seascape.
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the success of the Global Adaptation Institute's first Annual Meeting and Consultation on the Global Adaptation Index(TM) (GaIn(TM)), eight scientists, representing seven countries, have become founding members of the Institute's Council of Scientific Advisers.
US and Swiss researchers have, for the first time, modelled a climate system with extremely high carbon emissions in an attempt to test the boundaries of the current computer simulation programs that inform us.
Phil Jones, the United Kingdom scientist who was targeted in the "ClimateGate" affair, now says global warming since 1995 is statistically significant, a year after telling BBC News that post-1995 warming was not significant.
Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, said freedom of information (FOI) laws are being misused to harass scientists and slow down their research, and said those laws need to be re-examined by government officials.
A report from the Australian Climate Commission has warned that â€œonce-a-centuryâ€ coastal flooding could become much more common and that the Earthâ€™s surface is warming rapidly.
The Heartland Institute will host its sixth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-6) on June 30 and July 1 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Wardman Park.
A top climate specialist with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Tuesday that despite variations in predictions of climate change trends, Europe should take action over the increase in droughts and floods across the union.
New forecasts on rising sea levels suggest that New York will be a big loser, while some regions, including those closer to polar regions, will win big.
Global warming is clearly affecting plants and animals, but we should not try to tease apart the specific contribution of greenhouse gas driven climate change to extinctions or declines of species at local scales, biologists from The University of Texas at Austin advise.
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