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The models underestimate solar absorption by biomass burning aerosols emitted from fires in Central and Southern Africa, according to the new study.

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Flattening the World: Building a Global Knowledge Society
Poor populations in the tropics will likely experience large variations in monthly temperature in the next decades, according to a new report.
Jeffrey Dukes gets straight to the point. “Climate change is real and it isn’t going to correct itself. The wise thing to do, in my opinion, is to prepare for those changes, and try to minimize [them].” He notes that communicating climate science is about engaging your audience, “speak[ing] to their values and concerns, not just tell[ing] them what you think they should hear.”
BOSTON – Fisheries around the world are likely to come under increasing pressure from climate change. But effective, cooperative management approaches can blunt the projected impacts on both fish stocks and on the billions of people who depend on them – and in some cases even improve the health of key fisheries.