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Feb 09

ClimaTea Journal Club



HUCE Seminar Room

This week GS Cristi Proistosescu will be leading discussion on Xie, Kosaka, and Okumura, 2016: Distinct energy budgets for anthropogenic and natural changes during global warming hiatus. Cristi says the following about the paper:

Climate Related News

At last, global fretting on climate change...

At last, global fretting on climate change...

January 28, 2016

Paris agreement greatly expands international commitment to reduce damage, Stavins says.

By Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer


As negotiators make their way back to their home countries from the Paris climate talks, the world is taking stock of the agreement that many analysts describe as a landmark shift in global climate cooperation but some criticize as lacking mandatory targets to keep temperatures to a rise of less than 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.