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Believing in climate change doesn’t mean you are preparing for climate change

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Dual approach needed to save sinking cities and bleaching corals

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New method gives first global picture of mutual predictability of atmosphere and ocean

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Multifactor models reveal worse picture of climate change impact on marine life

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Mechanism modeling for better forecasts, climate predictions

Modeling currents together with wind and waves provides more accurate predictions for weather forecasts and climate scientists.

Peatlands trap CO2, even during droughts

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Atlantic Ocean may get a jump-start from the other side of the world

A key question for climate scientists in recent years has been whether the Atlantic Ocean's main circulation system is slowing down, a development that...

We need more realistic experiments on the impact of climate change on ecosystems

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On Amazon Fires: It’s the Ecology Stupid

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