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Climate changing faster than feared, but why are we surprised?

Nearly every day, peer-reviewed studies on global warming warn that deadly impacts will come sooner and hit harder than once thought.  Virtually none, however, suggest that previous predictions of future heatwaves, droughts, storms, floods or rising seas were overblown.  And so, as the world's nations huddle in South Korea to validate the first major UN assessment of climate science in five years, one might ask: have we underestimated the threat of global warming?  Read more...



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