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Part 14: How to project climate into the future: Emission scenarios






By Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa. [Note from the editor: This is the fourteenth in a series of blog entries that will focus on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and will serve to provide insight into the current understanding of the science.] Changes in external forcing (e.g., solar forcings, astronomical [...]

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Part 13: Holocene and Anthropocene






By Luisa Cristini,  PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa [Note from the editor: This is the thirteenth in a series of blog entries that will focus on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and will serve to provide insight into the current understanding of the science.] In addition to the low frequency variability of [...]

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Part 9: What drives climate changes?






by Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa. [Note from the editor: This is the ninth in a series of blog entries that will focus on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and will be a great insight into the current understanding of the science.] The climate system can be influenced by different [...]

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Global Dimming: A response to Woo Yun’s Article






By Toni Rosati A Response to Woo Yun’s Article: “The Implications of Global Dimming and Global Warming” While the author, Woo Yun, is correct in stating that global dimming may directly relate to the effects of global warming, the article does not address far more serious concerns that stem from the causes of global dimming. [...]

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