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Jan 7, 2009
US Climate Change Science Program releases report on abrupt climate change.
Oct 27, 2008
Forum for the Future suggests five likely scenarios for the world in 2050.
Oct 15, 2008
Climate change is already causing disruptions in species ranges but tropical species have fewer options than those at mid-latitudes.
Oct 1, 2008
Physical and social scientists must work together to make and employ the predictions needed to inform policymaking for climate adaptation and mitigation.
Aug 27, 2008
Deforestation and sectoral approach prove key areas for discussion.
Jul 16, 2008
Including ocean acidification worries in carbon regulation would probably lower emissions targets, say researchers.
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Heat and drought extremes likely to stress ecosystem productivity equally or more in a warmer, CO2 rich future
Mar 3, 2015
It is logical to expect that the impacts of today's heat and drought extremes are likely underestimates of what we can expect in the future with a high fossil emissions pathway, writes Christopher Williams
Feb 24, 2015
Improved methods for measuring air pollution can help identify areas with disproportionately high exposure levels that lead to health inequities, according to Laura Geer
Feb 9, 2015
The paradox of pervasive overallocation may be that even as it heightens the need for water transfers, it also intensifies their collateral consequences, according to Dave Owen
Bias, complexity and uncertainty in ecosystem risk assessment: pharmaceuticals, a new challenge in scale and perspective
Feb 2, 2015
Risk assessment must expand its scale from the molecular and cellular to that of the ecosystem with real world conditions, say Lawrence K Duffy, Kriya L Dunlap and Anna R Godduhn
Jan 27, 2015
Water-use efficiency in the food system as a whole remains a blind spot, according to Arjen Y Hoekstra, with national water policies focusing on "sustainable production" rather than "sustainable consumption"
Jan 8, 2015 1 comment
Oil-spill models of intermediate complexity show great merit as a screening tool for decision making, according to Michel Boufadel and Xiaolong Geng
A temporary hiatus in warming of extreme temperatures is not unusual, nor inconsistent with model simulations of human-induced climate change
Nov 14, 2014
Michael Wehner examines trends in extreme temperatures during the warming hiatus
Oct 21, 2014
91-year-old physicist John Nye speaks at British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society
Oct 2, 2014
Samuel Levis examines recent work on how best to evaluate crop heat stress during flowering