Our warming Earth

Published online: 10 August 2007;  | doi:10.1038/news070806-13 Rising temperatures "will stunt rainforest growth" Plants suffering in the heat could make global warming worse. Michael Hopkin Global warming could cut the rate at which trees in tropical rainforests grow by as much as half, according to more than two decades’ worth of data from forests in […]

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Clues to Rising Seas

An interesting story in the Washington Post Clues to Rising Seas Are Hidden in Polar Ice By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, July 16, 2007;  Page A06   Few consequences of global warming pose as severe a threat to human society as sea-level rise. But scientists have yet to figure out how to […]

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