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Claim: amplified greenhouse effect in the far north making it greener

From Boston University Amplified greenhouse effect shaping North into South BU-led international team shows significant reduction in temperature and vegetation seasonality over northern latitudes BOSTON—An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries has just published a … Continue reading

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Flowers like the warmer weather

From Harvard University An early sign of spring, earlier than ever Researchers say record-high temperatures led to earliest spring flowering in history Record warm temperatures in 2010 and 2012 resulted in the earliest spring flowering in the eastern United States … Continue reading

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Zhao and Running’s plant productivity claim rebuked in Science: modeling errors, use of corrupted satellite data and statistically insignificant trends cited

UPDATE: Here’s the press release from  Boston University: From Boston University NASA study refutes claims of drought-driven declines in plant productivity, global food security BU researchers find that modeling errors produced exaggerated claims A new, comprehensive study by an international … Continue reading

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