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Global warming scientists learn lessons from the pause that never was

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‘Despite all the other indicators of global warming showing business as usual, a fixation on the average temperature of the globe stuck firm.’ Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

New study finds there never was an unexpected lull in climate change but says the science community needs to communicate better

May 4, 2017 — People don’t talk about how global warming has stopped, paused or slowed down all that much any more – three consecutive hottest years on record will tend to do that to a flaky meme. Continue reading Global warming scientists learn lessons from the pause that never was

Climate change and other human activities are affecting species migration

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The Xingu River flows near the area where the Belo Monte dam complex is under construction in the Amazon basin on June 15, 2012 near Altamira, Brazil. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Humans have an impact on species migration both through climate change and by changing the landscape

September 8, 2016 — One of the reasons climate change is such an important topic is that it will affect (and already is affecting) the natural biological systems. Both plants and animals will have to Continue reading Climate change and other human activities are affecting species migration