Earth on Fire: The Overheating Planet

Earth on Fire: The Overheating Planet

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Monday, 14 September 2009

DRAMATIC ARCTIC RESPONSES TO GLOBAL OVERHEATING

'The Arctic as we know it may soon be a thing of the past,' says Eric Post, associate professor of biology at Penn State University, who led a large international team that carried out wide-ranging studies in 2008 of the biological responses to Arctic warming.

The paper by Post's research team shows that the effects of Arctic warming have been dramatic so far, especially considering that the warming amounts to only about 1-degree Celsius over the last 150 years. He said it is difficult to predict what will happen with the anticipated 6-degree warming over the next century.

Full report in ScienceDaily.