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Shift to a New Climate Likely by Mid-Century: Study

Billions of people could be living in regions where temperatures are hotter than their historical ranges by mid-century, creating a “new normal” that could force profound changes on nature and society, scientists said on Wednesday. Temperatures in an average year …

Warming Lull Haunts Authors of Key Climate Report

Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling to explain why global warming appears to have slowed down in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas emissions keep rising. Leaked documents obtained by The Associated …

Climate Scientists Struggle to Explain Warming Slowdown

Scientists are struggling to explain a slowdown in climate change that has exposed gaps in their understanding and defies a rise in global greenhouse gas emissions. Often focused on century-long trends, most climate models failed to predict that the temperature …

‘Davos Man’ Fears More Storms, Both Real and Economic

Fragile economies and extreme weather have combined to crank up the global risk dial in the past year, creating an increasingly dangerous mix, according to the World Economic Forum. Despite Europe’s avoidance of a euro break-up in 2012 and the …