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Anna Michalak interview on climate report

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Carnegie's Anna Michalak spoke with Sierra magazine about an assessment of the carbon stocks and fluxes in soils, water, vegetation, aquatic-terrestrial interfaces, human settlements, agriculture,...

Greater future global warming inferred from Earth’s recent energy budget

Graph comparing the raw and observationally-informed climate model projections from Brown and Caldeira (2017, Nature)
The climate models that project greater amounts of warming this century are the ones that best align with observations of the current climate, according to a new paper from Carnegie’s Patrick Brown and Ken Caldeira published by Nature. Their findings suggest that the models used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, on average, may be underestimating future warming.

WHAT MAKES RED ALGAE SO DIFFERENT AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

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The red algae called Porphyra and its ancestors have thrived for millions of years in the harsh habitat of the intertidal zone—exposed to fluctuating temperatures, high UV radiation, severe salt...

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Applying big data analysis to mineralogy offers a way to predict undiscovered minerals, as well as where to find new deposits, according to a groundbreaking study from Carnegie's Robert Hazen and...

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