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Statistical physics applied to climate modeling

From Brown University: Statistical physics offers an approach to studying climate change that could dramatically reduce the time and brute-force computing that current simulation techniques require. The new approach focuses on fundamental forces that drive climate rather than on “following … Continue reading

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GISS finally concedes a significant role for the sun in climate

UPDATE: The paper itself is available below. There is a new  paper published yesterday in the journal Geophysical Research Letters from NASA GISS/Columbia University and Brown University titled  Hydroclimate of the northeastern United States is highly sensitive to solar forcing … Continue reading

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Shock news: mammals adapt to changing climate

From Brown University it seems we need a new variation on the popular bumper sticker: Over 65 million years North American mammal evolution has tracked with climate change Rise and fall of groups of fauna driven by temperature PROVIDENCE, R.I. … Continue reading

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