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Western mega-drought worst in 1,200 years, intensified by climate change, study finds | News

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Climate change: US climate envoy slams countries that don’t embrace science

New Delhi, February 17 (IANS): Stating that only 20 countries on the planet account for 80% of all emissions, US Presidential Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry said that unfortunately not all countries are adopting science-based plans to limit the rise in temperature. “Unfortunately, some of these countries have not yet adopted plans to […]

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How climate change pushed the koala into the ‘endangered’ category

Beautiful picture of Koala According to the sources, the Australian government has listed the the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), the cuddly marsupial that is the country’s icon, as well as “In danger” recently in the states of Queensland and New South Wales, as […]

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Climate science: what about these colors and their link to climate change? | Opinion

Let’s take a look at some chemistry first. Don’t worry, please stick with it and there are no tests. Hydrogen is the first element of the periodic table and its atomic number is 1. It is a clear, colorless, odorless and highly combustible gas. Also of note, hydrogen is the most abundant chemical substance in […]

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Study finds US companies talk cheap about climate change

Compelling academic articles The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment is a collaboration of universities committed to producing high-quality, interdisciplinary research and teaching programs in sustainable finance and investment. In this series, we highlight compelling papers presented at the last GRASFI conference, with commentary from a BNP Paribas Asset Management ‘practitioner’. As the […]

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Climate change impacts air composition: study

In a landmark study of airborne microorganisms from ground level down to 3,500 meters, NTU Singapore scientists found that bacteria and fungi populate the planet’s lower atmosphere in very specific ways and, if they are modified, may have a negative impact on human health and the food supply. In their latest article published in the […]

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Why protesting outside politicians’ homes can help reverse climate change

As President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, which contains a landmark $555 billion investment in clean energy, stalls in Congress, climate advocates are preparing to act in an unconventional approach. “I am convinced that the only way to achieve this level of policy change is through collective awakening,” Margaret Klein Salamon, executive director of the […]

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Climate change could cause more kidney stones

Climate change over the next few decades could lead to an increase in cases of kidney stones, which would incur huge costs for health systems, according to research by scientists in the United States. A study, published in Scientific Reports, found that even if measures were put in place to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, there […]

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Climate Change States | We

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Biden calls fire in Colorado another sign of climate change

Joe Biden in Louisville, Colorado on January 7, 2022 & nbsp; Biden called the Colorado fire another sign of climate change The President and the First Lady visited the city of Louisville, which was badly damaged by a wildfire last week President Joe Biden, who visited the site of the worst wildfire in Colorado history, […]

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The climate change emergency cannot be solved by disintegrating democracies

President BidenJoe Biden Biden Tells US Zelensky Allies “Will Respond Decisively” If Russia Invades Biden, Harris Will Speak On The Anniversary Of The Capitol Uprising.The climate agenda of was launched with hopes, prayers and the expectation of leadership for all democracies around the world, like a glorious ship setting off on a maiden voyage: the […]

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The year of climate change

The year in climate news Welcome to the latest edition of Climate Fwd: for 2021! Despite the bizarre state of limbo this year (as our friends at the Styles office described it), a lot has happened this year on the subject of climate change and the environment. We rounded highlights from our coverage here. It […]

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Faatiha’s serious mission to fight climate change

Fri 24 Dec 2021 00:00 Last update on: Fri Dec. 24, 2021 04:20 AM In 2018, Faatiha Aayat addressed the International Youth Day Conference at the United Nations ECOSOC Chamber on Global Warming and Climate Change. Photo: courtesy “> In 2018, Faatiha Aayat addressed the International Youth Day Conference at the United Nations ECOSOC Chamber […]

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Why tornadoes are the hardest disasters to link to climate change

After tornadoes hit six U.S. states late last week, killing at least 88 people and razing warehouses, nursing homes and factories, many were quick to blame global warming for at least part damage. Over the weekend, numerous media speculated that global warming may have played a role and lobbied policymakers for answers. Deanne Criswell, the […]

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The politics of climate change and ESG are about to get ugly

Twenty-two will bring another election to the United States, a blessing bestowed on Americans every 24 months. There will be the usual basket of questions to debate – or, at least, to overthrow the opposition with whatever it takes. We’ll hear about the economy, jobs, immigration, wages, vaccines, healthcare, housing, guns, abortions and – wait […]

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The man who predicted climate change

In late 1966, in the sprawling computer lab of the Washington, DC office building that housed the United States Meteorological Bureau, Syukuro Manabe was waiting for a print job to finish. The stake was the fate of the planet. Manabe, who was thirty-five, had come to the United States from Japan almost a decade earlier. […]

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Climate variability will increase in the 21st century • Earth.com

A new study published in the journal Earth system dynamics explored predicted future changes in climate and ecosystem variability. Scientists have found that in addition to causing changes in average temperatures and precipitation levels, global warming will also trigger the onset of more pronounced extreme weather events during the 21st century, ranging from mighty storms […]

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New computer model simulations identify widespread changes in climate variability under sustained anthropogenic forcing – ScienceDaily

The public is increasingly aware that climate change will impact society not only through changes in average temperatures and precipitation over the 21st century, but also in the occurrence of more pronounced extreme events, and more generally in the natural variability of the Earth system. Such changes could also have significant impacts on vulnerable ecosystems […]

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Major Future Changes in Climate Variability

The public is increasingly aware that climate change will impact society not only through changes in average temperatures and rainfall during the 21st century, but also in the occurrence of more pronounced extreme events, and more generally in the natural variability of the Earth system. Such changes could also have significant impacts on vulnerable ecosystems […]

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Climate change comes to the insurance

Natural disasters have cost the United States more than $ 600 billion in the past five years. With climate change, these costs are expected to continue to rise. In the future, the management and distribution of these harms will become increasingly important. Insurance is a tool to do it. Unfortunately, the insurance system is also […]

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With climate models predicting less snow, ski areas seek to adapt | Business

SPOKANE, Wash. – This winter should be good, with a 70-80% chance that a La Niña will bring buckets of snow. If that happens, skiers and boarders will be thrilled, especially after a lackluster winter last year. The millions of dollars that local ski resorts have invested in improvements will start to pay off. But […]

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Climate variability and dynamics during the warm period of the Lower to Middle Pliocene provide clues for future climate change

Field photograph of the Shilou red clay sequence of the eastern Chinese loess plateau. Credit: Ao Hong A recent study by an international research group led by Professor Ao Hong of the Institute of the Earth’s Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed the variability and dynamics of the Asian climate during the warm […]

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Variability and dynamics of the Asian climate through

image: Field photograph of the Shilou red clay sequence of the eastern Chinese loess plateau seen Following Credit: AO Hong A recent study by an international research group led by Professor AO Hong of the Institute of the Earth’s Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed the variability and dynamics of the Asian climate […]

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Readers write: birth rate, critical race theory, global implication, climate change

Two juxtaposed articles on the front page of November 22 were ironically linked: “Afghan family ready for new life” and “Study shows more in US excludes children.” The “experts” are worried about the declining birth rate in the United States, which they say may not fuel enough population growth to keep the economy and future […]

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With climate models predicting less snow, local ski areas seek to adapt

This winter is shaping up to be good, with a 70 to 80% chance that a La Niña will bring buckets of snow. If that happens, skiers and snowboarders will be thrilled, especially after a lackluster winter last year. The millions of dollars that local ski resorts have invested in improvements will start to pay […]

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Plague is more likely now thanks to climate change

A closed sign is posted in a parking lot near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge.Photo: David Zalubowski (PA) The risk of plague spreading from humans to animals in the western United States has increased since 1950 thanks to climate change, news to study found. Importantly, the research yields valuable insight into how this deadly […]

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Economics of Climate Change: “The Biggest Reallocation of Capital Since the Industrial Revolution”

This article is an on-site version of our Moral Money newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox. Visit our Moral Money hub for all the latest ESG news, opinions and analysis from the FT Breaking: the first try of the final COP agreement was released this morning and will be […]

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A new study explores the link between man-made climate change and the risk of forest fires. | Monterey County NOW Introduction

Christopher Neely here, thankful for the rain part of the county lived last night until this morning, and my fingers crossed that we can get through the end of the year without news of a local wildfire. Unfortunately, sometimes it feels like this is what it happened to– fingers crossed, hoping that human superstition can […]

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Earth’s orbit affects millennial climate variability

There is ample geological evidence to show that Earth’s climate experienced millennial-scale variability superimposed on glacial-interglacial fluctuations during the Pleistocene. The magnitude of millennial climate variability has been linked to glacial cycles over the past 800 thousand years (kyr). For the period leading up to the mid-Pleistocene transition, when global glaciations were less severe but […]

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Earth’s orbit affects millennial climate variability

Locations of four land and sea records resolved at the centenary. Credit: SUN et al. There is ample geological evidence to show that Earth’s climate experienced millennial-scale variability superimposed on glacial-interglacial fluctuations during the Pleistocene. The magnitude of millennial climate variability has been linked to glacial cycles over the past 800 thousand years (kyr). For […]

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Pecos River Basin Study Examines Water Supply Under Various Climate Change Scenarios

As climate change affects the water supply in the southwest, farmers in the Pecos River Basin could face challenges. The United States Bureau of Reclamation on October 12 released a study on the impact of climate change and agriculture on the Pecos River basin under five different scenarios. Reclamation study director Dagmar Llewellyn said the […]

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Researcher seeks to improve climate models for future water projections

October 27, 2021Commented by Alex Smith According to a broader scientific consensus, the western part of the United States will have less water and the northeastern United States will have more due to climate change. Flavio Lehner. Image credit: Cornell University. However, how much less and how much more is mostly uncertain, posing a critical […]

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What climate models say will happen without the Clean Electricity Perf

The Biden administration has set itself a goal of halving U.S. emissions by 2030. But a key part of its plan to get there, the Clean Electricity Performance Program, or CEPP, is now under threat. The program, which is part of the Build Back Better Act currently pending in Congress, would give utility companies a […]

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DEEPICE: Network of young researchers to unveil past climate change in Antarctica

A network of international researchers is launching a European collaboration this week (October 14, 2021). This collaboration will train a new generation of scientists to understand the impact of past climate change on Antarctica The new innovative European research and training network “DEEPICE” aims to equip the next generation of scientists with a solid background […]

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Climate change: Need to review the US $ 100 billion climate finance commitment to developing countries

The unprecedented increase in climate-related disasters has led more than 13,000 scientists from 153 countries to sign a declaration of climate emergency, according to an article published in September 2021 in a leading biological science journal. The call for such severe action as the declaration of a climate emergency is justified by the Sixth Assessment […]

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Tim Flannery “confirmed” unresponsive to criticism of climate change

TF: No, I saw it coming. And besides, who is still there? I am, and the Climate Council continues, it’s just privately funded. And I don’t know where Tony Abbott is. Taiwan, or somewhere, yes? Independent MP Zali Steggall won Tony Abbott’s Warringah.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen Fitz: Where are your energies going now? TF: Also at the […]

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Climate change: can cap and trade be the solution to Delhi’s pollution problem?

It cannot be denied that climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing issues of the day, with experts worrying about the future of the world as we move forward at this rate. In its publication of the Fifth Assessment Report in 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of 1,300 independent scientists […]

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Google adds a search page dedicated to “climate change”

In addition to new features for Maps, Nest thermostats and flights, Google will be posting more information on how to make sustainable choices in research, shopping and finance. This includes a Google search results page dedicated to “climate change” and research into ineffective traffic lights. Google will add a dedicated ‘climate change’ results page later […]

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Climate Change Threatens Florida’s Jewel Everglades

Miami (AFP) Umberto Gimenez loves alligators. He gives them nicknames like “Smile” and “Momma Gator” and laughs when he thinks of their antics. Gimenez, an airboat captain, found his paradise in Florida’s Everglades National Park, a natural gem in the southeastern US state threatened by climate change. “It’s an amazing place and there is only […]

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Winter in Philadelphia can be snowy and cold, even with climate change

A month-long snow blitz was underway in Philadelphia, with up to 4 feet building up in nearby suburbs. Texas, which has long suffered devastating and destructive hurricane damage, experienced an all-out disaster of a different kind, a cold snap that bypassed the state’s electricity grid and darkened millions of homes and companies. At one point, […]

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Bjorn Lomborg: Blaming deadly floods and wildfires on climate change comes in handy for politicians

The media pay disproportionate attention to plane crashes, but just reporting many stories of plane crashes does not provide a good insight into transportation safety. You need statistics to realize that planes are much safer than cars. Alarmist climate reports are now causing the same problem with ever-proliferating stories of extreme heat waves, floods and […]

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Low Oxygen Levels Along the Pacific Northwest a ‘Silent’ Climate Change Crisis

Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, one of the state’s major Dungeness crab fishing towns. (Gino Rigucci / Dreamtime / TNS) SEATTLE – Almost two decades ago, fishermen discovered a strange event off the coast of Oregon. They were collecting pots of dead or lethargic crabs. At first they suspected a chemical spill or a red […]

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How Scientists Predict Climate Scenarios – Enter the World of Climate Models

The climate of our planet is an extremely complex subject. Of course, the underlying principles are simple, but incorporating the interaction between all the different elements is a very difficult task. To assess the situation on a large scale, researchers often turn to what are called climate models. A climate model is a quantitative simulation […]

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First, global climate models will be available through the cloud

Currently, climate modeling is only accessible to a privileged few. As computing has become more sophisticated in recent decades, financial and practical hurdles have made grasping the complexity of how climate change could impact Earth’s systems out of reach for most. researchers. However, one of the biggest companies in the world is trying to democratize […]

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Climate models have predicted extreme weather fluctuations. Can the damage be reversed?

William Brangham: Scientists have linked extreme weather fluctuations, from heat waves to torrential rains, to climate change, and these extremes are not limited to Europe. Last month, ground temperatures in the Arctic Circle reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Much of the western United States is suffering from severe drought, which has provided tinder ready for […]

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Climate variability leads to more intense thunderstorms • Earth.com

Climate variability leads to more intense thunderstorms In a new study by Texas A&M University, experts report that large thunderstorms in the southern Great Plains of the United States have increased in frequency and intensity. The researchers found that these changes are linked to climate variability. “Thunderstorms in the southern Great Plains of United States […]

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Scientists study how regional climate variability affects animals in arid North America: UNM Newsroom

As visual evidence of climate change continues to shed light on a huge problem in the world, scientists studying at several National Science Foundation (NSF) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites are partially tackling the problem. problem by examining changes in the diversity and abundance of small mammals to understand their vulnerabilities to climate change. Long-term […]

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New project to open years of atmospheric data, improve climate models

A Stanford researcher is leading a project to better understand gravity waves, tiny ripples that contribute to the global circulation of the atmosphere. Aditi Sheshadri The first step: estimate the amount of movement carried by gravity waves and make these new estimates available to the research community. And this is no small task. Since 2013, […]

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Argonne researchers improve climate models and climate change prediction

Newswise – Argonne’s new algorithm for capturing drizzle-turbulence interactions could improve predictions of future climate conditions. From space, large bridges of closely spaced stratocumulus clouds appear as brilliant cotton balls hovering above the ocean. They cover large areas – literally thousands of miles of subtropical ocean – and linger for weeks, if not months. Because […]

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Climate variability and pandemic – creating insecurity

Mohamed Zamir | Posted: 07 March 2021 21:46:40 | Update: March 16, 2021, 8:15 p.m. Currently, in many parts of the world, environmentalists are referring to a 2018 United Nations security resolution that warned of the adverse effects of climate change, ecological changes and natural disasters. This warning is now being realized through what is […]

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Climate variability and pandemic – creating insecurity

Mohamed Zamir | Posted: 07 March 2021 21:46:40 | Update: March 16, 2021, 8:15 p.m. Currently, in many parts of the world, environmentalists are referring to a 2018 United Nations security resolution that warned of the adverse effects of climate change, ecological changes and natural disasters. This warning is now being realized through what is […]

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University of Wyoming researchers modify climate patterns from the air

Wildfire research has become increasingly important in recent years as climate change has made fires more frequent and intense. But smoke from wildfires could have a bigger effect on the climate than previously thought. Wyoming Public Radio’s Ivy Engel spoke with Shane Murphy, a University of Wyoming researcher who has studied the smoke inside plumes. […]

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Climate models predict even more warming, which concerns scientists

A handful of climate projections predict a rise in global temperatures much higher than what scientists have seen in previous models. Although the number raises concerns, some scientists hope the latest projections are outliers. A 2 degree rise in temperature could lead to rising sea levels, the death of coral reefs and dangerous water scarcity […]

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How does climate variability contribute to global crop failures?

According to a recent paper published on July 3 in the journal Scientists progress (1). For example, in 1983, ENSO was responsible for the largest synchronous harvest failure in recorded modern history. Globally synchronous harvest failures refer to the simultaneous failure of a single harvest in several as far apart as the United States, China, […]

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Southern Plains Climate Hub helps land managers build resilience to climate variability

Posted by Jean Steiner, Head of Climate Centers at USDA Southern Plains in Feb 21 2017 Windswept farmland in Kansas during the Dust Bowl. The southern plains states of the United States have always been known for their rugged climate. Stories of this region’s unstable climate abound. Whether you’re talking about Pecos Bill making a […]

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Crop frequency and area response to climate variability may exceed yield response

1 Rosenzweig, C. et al. Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global intercomparison of mesh crop models. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. United States 111, 3268-3273 (2014). CASE Item Google Scholar 2 Auffhammer, M. & Schlenker, W. Empirical studies on agricultural impacts and adaptation. Energy saving. 46, 555-561 (2014). Item […]

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Sensitivity of global terrestrial ecosystems to climate variability

1 Convention on Biological Diversity, Aichi Biodiversity Targets. http://www.cbd.int/sp/targets/default.shtml 2 Scheffer, M. et al. Early warning signals for critical transitions. Nature 461, 53-59 (2009) CASE ADS Item Google Scholar 3 Solano, R., Didan, K., Jacobson, A. & Huete, A. C5 MODIS Vegetation Index User Guide (MOD13 series). 1–42 http://vip.arizona.edu/documents/MODIS/MODIS_VI_UsersGuide_01_2012.pdf (2010) 4 Nemani, RR et al. […]

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New study challenges long-held theories of climate variability in the North Atlantic

This figure shows the characteristic “horseshoe” model of Atlantic climate variability (upper left panel), as well as the temporal history of this model (lower left). Most of the previous studies attribute this to changes in ocean circulation. Our study compares climate models that include ocean circulation (top right) with climate models that do not have […]

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Decadal modulation of global surface temperature by internal climate variability

1 Kosaka, Y. & Xie, SP. Recent hiatus in global warming linked to the cooling of the surface of the equatorial Pacific. Nature 501, 403–407 (2013). CASE Item Google Scholar 2 Fyfe, JC, Gillett, NP & Zwiers, FW Overestimation of global warming over the past 20 years. Nature Clim. Switch 3, 767-769 (2013). Item Google […]