Ecology

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt nearly a month ...

Paintings, sunspots and frost fairs: Rethinking the Little Ice Age

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The whole concept of the ‘Little Ice Age’ is ‘misleading’, as the changes were small-scale, seasonal and insignificant compared with ...

Investment key in adapting to climate change in West Africa

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Climate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the ...

Study reveals the atmospheric footprint of global warming hiatus

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The increasing rate of the global mean surface temperature was reduced from 1998 to 2013, known as the global warming ...

Did the Little Ice Age starve the Mississippians?

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A vibrant Native-American agrarian culture stretched from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the two centuries before Europeans ...