Over the past decade or so, even Eastern Antarctic shelves have begun to see slight losses, and this combined with accelerated Western shelf losses has led to a recent decrease in total Antractic sheet thickness
As ground dries more, air bubbles appear in the tiny tubes that carry water through aspen trees, giving them 'a kind of heart attack'
Hard to model, tipping points have been overlooked
Carbon dioxide reduction is the largest on record for a growing UK economy
Once-in-a-millenium cooling shows we're probably harming the global thermohaline circulation
Great to see John Barrett pushing to get more realistic carbon accounting
After months and months of teasing forecasters, it has officially arrived, and it's set to boost global warming to new record levels.
Team including Michael Mann point to timing of Atlantic and Pacific temperature patterns, which have stopped balancing each other out.
Model studies suggest no natural explanation for trend that caused drought
By the end of the 21st century, the average drought conditions in the Southwest US will exceed even the worst conditions during the megadroughts in the Medieval period
The fact the rate of increase in Earth’s average surface temperature has apparently eased off in recent years is not that surprising, and definitely doesn’t mean we can stop worrying about climate change.
At sites in Oklahoma and Alaska atmospheric CO2 emitted an increasing amount of infrared energy, to the tune of 0.2 Watts per square meter per decade. This increase is about ten percent of the trend from all sources of infrared energy such as clouds and water vapor.
It's drawing more moisture into the deep tropics and broadening areas of drought at higher latitudes.
Based USGS seafloor data, models predict the quality of future waves will be a bummer.
We can expect a burst of supercharged warming when the pause in rising global temperatures finally ends.
Climate trends can explain 10% of the slowdown in wheat and barley yields, with changes in agriculture and environmental policies possibly responsible for the remainder.
The central US is experiencing flooding more often now than it was 50 years ago
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