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Skeptical Science New Research for Week #24, 2020

Posted on 17 June 2020 by Doug Bostrom

81 Articles

Physical science of global warming & effects

Why Is the Mediterranean a Climate Change Hot Spot?

Observations & observational methods of global warming & effects

Change in the fire season pattern from bimodal to unimodal under climate change: The case of Daxing'anling in Northeast China

The role of atmospheric circulation patterns in driving recent changes in indices of extreme seasonal precipitation across Arctic Fennoscandia (open access)

Observed changes in heat waves with different severities in China during 1961–2015 (open access)

CryoSat Ice Baseline-D validation and evolutions (open access)

Antarctic Surface Mass Balance: natural variability, noise and detecting new trends

Regionally Varying Assessments of Upper-Level Tropical Width in Reanalyses and CMIP5 Models Using a Tropopause Break Metric

Climatology and trend analysis (1987 – 2016) of fire weather in the Euro?Mediterranean

Historical trends of rain and air temperature in the Dominican Republic

Trend analysis of extreme precipitation events across Iran using percentile indices

Extreme Greenland blocking and high?latitude moisture transport (open access)

Modeling & simulation of global warming & global warming effects

Time Scales and Mechanisms for the Tropical Pacific Response to Global Warming: A Tug of War between the Ocean Thermostat and Weaker Walker

Summertime temperature variability increases with local warming in mid?latitude regions

Assessing the spatiotemporal impact of climate change on event rainfall characteristics influencing landslide occurrences based on multiple GCM projections in China

Projected changes in extreme precipitation in a 60?km AGCM large ensemble and their dependence on return periods

Assessing global and local radiative feedbacks based on AGCM simulations for 1980?2014/2017

Future trends in stratosphere-to-troposphere transport in CCMI models (open access)

Is there warming in the pipeline? A multi-model analysis of the Zero Emissions Commitment from CO2 (open access)

Improved Multimodel Superensemble Forecast for Sea Ice Thickness using Global Climate Models (open access)

Global land monsoon precipitation changes in CMIP6 projections

Role of AMOC in Transient Climate Response to Greenhouse Gas Forcing in Two Coupled Models

Arctic Sea Ice Growth in Response to Synoptic- and Large-Scale Atmospheric Forcing from CMIP5 Models (open access)

Tracing Future Spring and Summer Drying in Southern Africa to Tropical Lows and the Congo Air Boundary

Assessing the spatiotemporal impact of climate change on event rainfall characteristics influencing landslide occurrences based on multiple GCM projections in China

Sensitivity of idealized mixed?phase stratocumulus to climate perturbations

Climate model advancement

Convection?permitting Models Offer Promise Of More Certain Extreme Rainfall Projections

An Overview of CMIP5 and CMIP6 Simulated Cloud Ice, Radiation Fields, Surface Wind Stress, Sea Surface Temperatures and Precipitation over Tropical and Subtropical Oceans

A Statistical–Dynamical Methodology to Downscale Regional Climate Projections to Urban Scale

Sensitivity of simulated climate over the MENA region related to different land surface schemes in the WRF model (open access)

Improving US extreme precipitation simulation: dependence on cumulus parameterization and underlying mechanism

On the discrepancies in the changes in the annual mean Hadley circulation among different regions and between CMIP5 models and reanalyses

Assessment of climate models in relation to the low?level clouds over the Southern Indian Ocean

Leading Modes of Asian–Australian Monsoon Interannual Variability as Represented in CMIP5 Models

Biology & global warming

The stress of Arctic warming on polar bears

Climate change will cause non-analogue vegetation states in Africa and commit vegetation to long-term change (open access)

Climate change impacts on Australia's eucalypt and coral species: Comparing and sharing knowledge across disciplines

Concurrent shifts in wintering distribution and phenology in migratory swans: Individual and generational effects

Mechanisms underlying leaf photosynthetic acclimation to warming and elevated CO2 as inferred from least?cost optimality theory

Climate change promotes transitions to tall evergreen vegetation in tropical Asia

Climate change induces multiple risks to boreal forests and forestry in Finland: A literature review

Climate warming moderates the impacts of introduced sportfish on multiple dimensions of prey biodiversity

Author Correction: Near-future carbon dioxide levels alter fish behaviour by interfering with neurotransmitter function (open access)

GHG sources & sinks, flux

Wildfire combustion and carbon stocks in the southern Canadian boreal forest: Implications for a warming world

Sea-ice loss amplifies summertime decadal CO2 increase in the western Arctic Ocean

Accelerated terrestrial ecosystem carbon turnover and its drivers

Seasonal variation in net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a Brazilian seasonally dry tropical forest

The soil organic carbon stabilization potential of old and new wheat cultivars: a 13CO2-labeling study (open access)

Cereal-legume mixtures increase net CO2 uptake in a forage system of the Eastern Pyrenees (open access)

Quantifying sources of Brazil's CH4 emissions between 2010 and 2018 from satellite data (open access)

Interannual Variability of Carbon Uptake of Secondary Forests in the Brazilian Amazon (2004?2014)

Weather, pollution and biotic factors drive net forest - atmosphere exchange of CO2 at different temporal scales in a temperate-zone mixed forest

Accuracy analysis in CH4MODwetland in the simulation of CH4 emissions from Chinese wetlands

Interactive global change factors mitigate soil aggregation and carbon change in a semi?arid grassland

Ensemble projections elucidate effects of uncertainty in terrestrial nitrogen limitation on future carbon uptake

Geoengineering climate

Seasonally Modulated Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering Alters the Climate Outcomes

Changes in West African Summer Monsoon Precipitation under Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering (open access)

Storm Track changes in the Middle East and North Africa under stratospheric aerosol geoengineering

Climate change communications & cognition

Combatting climate change misinformation: Evidence for longevity of inoculation and consensus messaging effects

A preregistered replication of “Inoculating the public against misinformation about climate change”

Does climate change framing matter? Evidence from an experiment of crop advisors in the Midwestern United States

The Politicization of Risk: Party Cues, Polarization, and Public Perceptions of Climate Change Risk

Too Close to Care? A Replication Study to Re-examine the Effect of Cued Distance on Climate Change Engagement. (open access)

Climate Risk Narratives: An iterative reflective process for co-producing and integrating climate knowledge

Climate change communication and public engagement in interpersonal deliberative settings: evidence from the Irish citizens’ assembly (open access)

Agronomy & climate change

Risk aversion hinders forestry professionals to adapt to climate change

Soil greenhouse gas fluxes from maize production under different soil fertility management practices in East Africa

Cereal-legume mixtures increase net CO2 uptake in a forage system of the Eastern Pyrenees (open access)

Impact of climate change on inter?annual variation in tea plant output in Zhejiang, China

Foreign demand for agricultural commodities drives virtual carbon exports from Cambodia

Humans dealing with our global warming

A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part I: bibliometric and conceptual mapping

A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part II: synthesizing the insights

Climate change drives increase in modeled HIV prevalence

Translating climate beliefs into action in a changing political landscape (open access)

Gendered dimensions of migration in relation to climate change (open access)

Occupational heat stress induced health impacts: A cross-sectional study from South Indian working population

The validity of carbon emission trading policies: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in China

Understanding the economic impact of interacting carbon pricing and renewable energy policy in China

Climate Change Considerations are Fundamental to Management of Deep?Sea Resource Extraction

The regional fingerprint: A new tool to evaluate adaptive capacity

The effect of technology spillover on CO2 emissions embodied in China-Australia trade

Political conflict and climate policy: the European emissions trading system as a Trojan Horse for the low-carbon transition? (open access)

Promoting better economics, renewables and CO2 reduction through trade: A case study for the Eastern Africa Power Pool

The search for the perfect match: Aligning power-trading products to the energy transition


Aerosol Direct Radiative Effect Sensitivity Analysis

Arctic amplification of global warming strengthened by sunlight oxidation of permafrost carbon to CO2

Exceptionally Warm and Prolonged Flow of Warm Deep Water toward the Filchner?Ronne Ice Shelf in 2017

Global Measurements of Brown Carbon and Estimated Direct Radiative Effects

Informed opinion & nudges

Understanding and managing connected extreme events (open access)

Grounding social foundations for Integrated Assessment Models of climate change (open access)

The Gnat and the Bull Do Climate Outlook Forums Make a Difference? (open access)

Just Because

The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017: Meteorological Observations from a Statewide Mesonet and Atmospheric Profiling Systems


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