Tag Archives: Nature Geoscience

New paper on forcings of historical European temperatures

From Nature Geoscience Influence of human and natural forcing on European seasonal temperatures Gabriele Hegerl, Juerg Luterbacher, Fidel González-Rouco, Simon F. B. Tett, Thomas Crowley & Elena Xoplaki Journal name: Nature Geoscience DOI: doi:10.1038/ngeo1057 It is the regional and seasonal … Continue reading

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Bait and switch; business as usual

Reading the headline and first paragraph of this press release from FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology one might think they are making a case for natural cycles. Sadly, no, not so much. Man, volcanoes and the sun … Continue reading

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There was shrinkage!

Apologies in advance… From the University of Michigan press center Shrinking snow and ice cover intensify global warming ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The decreases in Earth’s snow and ice cover over the past 30 years have exacerbated global warming more than models … Continue reading

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Abandon all hope, ye who read this

Climate change to continue to year 3000 in best case scenarios New paper in Nature Geoscience examines inertia of carbon dioxide emissions New research indicates the impact of rising CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere will cause unstoppable effects to … Continue reading

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Sea level rise by 2100, “nailed”! Between 7 and 82 centimeters

New predictions for sea level rise Sea level graph from the University of Colorado is shown below: University of Bristol Press release issued 26 July 2009 Fossil coral data and temperature records derived from ice-core measurements have been used to … Continue reading

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