This week in climate news - 22 March 2015
The most popular articles from the past week.
A new study confirms that snowfall in Antarctica will increase significantly as the planet warms, offsetting future sea level rise from other sources -- but the effect will not be nearly as strong as many scientists previously anticipated because of other, physical processes. »
The intergovernmental panel on climate change is a vital but embattled organisation. With the resignation of its chair, Rajendra Pacharuri, there is an opportunity for renewal. Here, Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, one of the candidates to succeed Pachauri, sets out his stall. Continue reading... »
How to improve the dialogue between religious and scientific communities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
Incessant mountain rain, snow and melting glaciers in a comparatively small region of land that hugs the southern Alaska coast and empties fresh water into the Gulf of Alaska would create the sixth largest coastal river in the world if it emerged as a single stream, a recent study shows. Freshwater runoff of this magnitude may play important ecological roles. »
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