16 Oct '15, 6pm

With climate change, the question is no longer “if” but “how sudden”

With climate change, the question is no longer “if” but “how sudden”

After evaluating 37 different computerized climate change simulations – each with projections to the year 2100 or beyond – some results were more worrisome than others. The researchers stress the uncertainty of how to accurately read these potential projections, yet some recurring patterns are difficult to dismiss. For example, many simulations showed rapid collapsing of Arctic Sea ice, especially in extreme scenarios of global warming. However, there were also multiple models showing partial or full shut-downs of North Atlantic ocean circulation in only moderate global warming scenarios.

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