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Volume 17 Number 30: 23 July 2014
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Editorial
Climate-Change-Induced Flooding: How bad has it become?

Subject Index Summary
Response of Other Marine Animals to Ocean Warming: According to the IPCC, CO2-induced global warming will be net harmful to the world's marine species. This summary examines this hypothesis for various marine animals, presenting evidence in opposition to the IPCC's point of view.

Journal Reviews
Effects of Warming on False Springs Throughout the United States: Just what are false springs? ... and how have they changed over the past century?

The Response of Ecosystem Water Balance to Climate Warming: How great a hit does it take? ... would you believe none?

CMIP5 Simulations of the Indian Summer Monsoon: How much better are they than prior CMIP3 simulations?

The Maldives' Corals Seven Years after the 1998 Bleaching Event: How did they respond to the most devastating bleaching episode of modern times?

Pregnant Lizards Exposed to Rapid Environmental Warming: Do they just tough it out? ... or do they do something about it?

Effects of Elevated CO2 and Warming on Arctic Calanoid Copepods: What little do we know about the subject?

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Alfalfa (Baslam et al., 2014).

Major Report
New Report from the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts: On March 31, 2014 the fifth in a series of scholarly reports produced by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) was released to the public. This new publication represents an independent, comprehensive, and authoritative report on the current state of climate science. We encourage all to read it.


World Temperatures Database
Back by popular demand and upgraded to allow patrons more choices to plot and view the data, we reintroduce the World Temperatures section of our website. Here, users may plot temperatures for the entire globe or regions of the globe. A newly added feature allows patrons the ability to plot up to six independent datasets on the same graph. Try it today. World Temperatures Database.

Climate Change Reconsidered
The 2011 Interim Report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change: We provide a link to this report as a courtesy and encourage all to download and read it. The 2011 Interim Report presents an overview of the research on climate change that has appeared since publication of Climate Change Reconsidered: The 2009 Report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change. Research published before 2009 was included if it did not appear in the 2009 report or provides context for the new research. Nearly all of the research summarized here appeared in peer-reviewed science journals.

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Seeing is Believing
Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Interglacial Warmth

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