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December 18, 2014

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5:36 PM | Tropical deforestation could disrupt rainfall globally
Large-scale deforestation in the tropics could drive significant and widespread shifts in rainfall distribution and temperatures, potentially affecting agriculture both locally and far from where forest loss is occurring, concludes a study published today in Nature Climate Change.

November 25, 2014

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9:00 AM | Projected changes of precipitation and temperature extremes
Model projections of heavy precipitation and temperature extremes include large uncertainties. However, disagreement between individual simulations primarily arises from internal variability, whereas models agree remarkably well on the forced signal. Post based on Fischer et al., 2014, Geophys. Res. Lett. … Continue reading →
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