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Part 15: What should we expect? Future climate projections






By Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa Note from the editor: This is the fifteenth and last in a series of blog entries that focused on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and served to provide insight into the current understanding of the science.] Given the increasing evidence of climate change, what […]

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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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The Global Framework for Climate Services Implementation Plan






by Sharon LeDuc The Third World Climate Conference (WCC-3), held in 2009, established the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) and set a time table to develop an implementation plan (See http://www.wmo.int/hlt-gfcs/). The high-level task force leading this development requested input and feedback from a diverse array of stakeholders. IEDRO has great interest in the […]

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Isolating Climate Change Constraints






By Penny Paugh There are many factors that affect the global temperature of the planet, including the rise and fall of greenhouse gases, solar activity, light-scattering atmospheric pollutants, heat transfer among the land, sea, and air, and the presence or absence of forests to process carbon dioxide. Researchers at the University of Oxford tweaked three […]

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Video Review: Climate Voices






“Save us and you will save yourselves,” is the plea from the Environment Minister for the Maldives. Though it may be one of the first countries to be completely inundated due to global warming, the Maldives will certainly not be the last. It is only a matter of time before it is our turn. One […]

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Ratio of publishing climate scientists who believe humans are warming the planet

Do Scientists Agree on Global Warming?






Of all the myths about global warming this one is perhaps the most dangerous. In point of fact, the most respected world scientific bodies have stated quite clearly that global warming is happening and that it is caused by people burning fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas, and cutting down forests. In a recent […]

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