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The Science of Climate Change

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"Northern Hemisphere Temperatures During the Past Millennium: Inferences, Uncertainties, and Limitations," Geophysical Research Letters, March 15, 1999, Michael E. Mann, Raymond S. Bradley, and Malcolm K. Hughes

* World on course for 4 degrees C   warming by 2100 (Nov. 2013)

* 2012:  a year of record-breaking climate impacts  (Aug. 2013)

* Antarctica loses Chicago-sized iceberg  (July, 20013)

* Hansen warns of "runaway" warming  (July, 2013)

* CO2 concentrations hit 400 ppm breaking 300 million year record  (May, 2013)

* Ice loss speeds acidification of Arctic Ocean   (May, 2013)

* Recent global temperatures higher than any time in the past 1,400 years  (April, 2013)

* 1600-year-old Andes ice melted in 25 years  (April, 2013)

* Recent accelleration in warming is buried in deep oceans --- study  (March, 2013)

* Global temperature breaks 4,000-year record  (March, 2013)

* Slowing air systems may extend extreme heatwaves  (Feb.. 2013)

* Volcanic eruption dashes geoengineering hopes for seeding the oceans with iron  (March, 2013)

* Global temperature breaks 4,000-year record  (March, 2013)

* Study: future warming will be on the high end of estimates  (Nov. 2012)

* Earth's carbon sink may be 23 percent smaller than previously thought  (Oct. 2012)

* Ocean acidification threatens food supplies of many nations (Sept. 2012)

* Bird malaria transmitted in Alaska  (Sept. 2012)

* Wildfires on the rise in western U.S.   (Sept. 2012)

* US East Coast seen as early casualty of sea level rise (Aug. 2012)

* Arctic warming is changing global weather patterns (April, 2012)

* Ocean acidification faster than at any time in the past 300 million years (March, 2012)

* NASA's 26-second animation shows the heating of the planet since 1880 (Jan. 2012)

* Warming North Atlantic sees increase in toxic algal blooms   (Feb. 2012)

* Warming is outpacing European bird migrations (Jan. 2012)

* Traditional 2* C target now seen as "prescription for disaster"  (Dec. 2011)

* Emissions rose 49 percent since 1990 (Dec. 2011)

* Warming has created a "new normal" in the Arctic (Dec. 2011)

* IPCC studies link between warming and earthquake activity (Oct. 2011)

* Deep oceans are masking earth's heat build-up (Sept. 2011)

* Warming is displacing food fish in waters around UK (Sept. 2011)

* Intensifying weather extremes:  the new normal (Aug. 2011)

* Animals moving faster to escape the heat (Aug. 2011)

* Methane burst triggerred ancient mass extinctions    (July, 2011)

* Arctic sea ice found melting four times faster than climate models project (Aug. 2011) 

* Forests found to absorb more than 10 percent of carbon emissions (July, 2011)

* Insect destruction of forests rises threefold in five years (July, 2011)

* Computer models cannot anticipate rapid climate snaps (July, 2011)

* Rate of warming continues its relentless acceleration    (June, 2011)

* US Atlantic sea levels rising faster than any time in last 2,000 years (June, 2011)

* Carbon fuel  burning is driving  mass ocean extinctions    (June, 2011)

* Study: Permanent hotter summers seen  in 20 years    (June, 2011)

* Accelerating Arctic melt raises sea level rise estimates (May, 2011)

* UN Food agency warns of potential catastrophic climate impacts on food (April, 2011)

* Arctic plankton blooming 50 days earlier than 14 years ago (March, 2011)

* Amazon drought generated as much CO2 as US   (Feb. 2011)

* Thirty percent of species could go extinct from warming (Jan. 2011)

* 2010 sets record as wettest year, ties for hottest on record    (Jan. 2011)

* Researchers link climate change to Queensland floods (Jan. 2011)

* Scientists discover dramatic increase in methane release (Jan. 2011)

* Greenland Ice Sheet loses 100 square miles, biggest loss since 1962 (Aug. 2010)

* Rapid decline in phytoplankton population stuns scientists   (July, 2010)

* Coral reef deaths soar in record ocean heat      (July, 2010)

* Oceans have stored more heat than they released over past 16 years  (May, 2010)

* CO2 causing "irreversible" destruction of ocean life systems (June, 2010)

* Himalayan glacier melt puts 60 million people at risk of food shortages    (June, 2010)

* Ocean acidity has risen 30 percent in 200 years (April, 2010)