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There may be less time to halt greenhouse gas emissions than we suppose, researchers who simulated the impacts of climate change far into the future say.
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The amount of carbon dioxide that has already built up in the atmosphere is helping to accelerate the pace at which the Earth is warming, two scientists say.
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Farm crops and some tree species face an increased threat from destructive insects that are migrating to temperate zones to survive in a warming world.
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A warming climate means ever more rapid changes in the Earth’s climatic zones, researchers say, and a heightened extinction risk for species that inhabit them.
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As growing carbon dioxide emissions continue to warm the climate, more aircraft are likely to encounter turbulence in flight, meaning bumpier and perhaps longer journeys for passengers.
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U.S. scientists say the global warmup heading our way as climate change intensifies will mean a New York as warm as Bahrain, where daily work will be a struggle.
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