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Climate Change

  • Greg Matloff
  • C Bangs
  • Les Johnson
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Abstract

Here are some recent headlines from articles about global warming:

Keywords

Coral Reef Average Global Temperature Orbital Variation Mayan Civilization Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Level 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

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    “Climate Change: Chinese Cave Speaks of a Fickle Sun Bringing Down Ancient Dynasties,” Richard A. Kerr, Science, 7 November 2008, 322: 837-838.Google Scholar
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    “Climate and the Collapse of Maya Civilization,” Gerald H. Haug, Detlef Günther, Larry C. Peterson, Daniel M. Sigman, Konrad A. Hughen, and Beat Aeschlimann, Science, 14 March 2003, 299: 1731-1735.Google Scholar
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    “Interdisciplinary Investigations of the End of the Norse Western Settlement in Greenland,” L. K. Barlow, J. P. Sadler, A. E. J. Ogilvie, P. C. Buckland, T. Amorosi, J. H. Ingimundarson, P. Skidmore, A. J. Dugmore and T. H. McGovern, The Holocene, 1997, 7: 489–499.Google Scholar
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    “Satellite Evidence for an Arctic Sea Ice Cover in Transformation,” Ola M. Johannessen, Elena V. Shalina, Martin W. Miles, Science, 3 December 1999, 286 (5446) 1937–1939.Google Scholar
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    “Global Scale Climate-Crop Yield Relationships and the Impacts of Recent Warming,” David B. Lobell and Christopher B. Field, 2007, Environ. Res. Lett. 2, 014002.Google Scholar

Further Reading

  1. To learn more about the effects on climate from the variations in Earth’s orbit around the Sun, see Milutin Milankovitch’s seminal 1930 paper on the topic, “Mathematical Climatology and the Astronomical Theory of Climate Change.” More information about Milankovitch is available in J. D. Macdougall’s book, Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2004).Google Scholar
  2. A comprehensive listing of the evidence supporting the reality of contemporary climate change can be found in K. E. Trenberth, P. D. Jones, P. Ambenje, et al., “Observations: Surface and Atmospheric Climate Change,” in S. Solomon, D. Qin, M. Manning, et al., eds. Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Greg Matloff
    • 1
  • C Bangs
    • 1
  • Les Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.BrooklynUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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