Monthly Archives: January 2016

Is it possible to predict inter-annual changes in terrestrial water storage at regional scales?

By Marie-Estelle Demory Our results say yes! It is possible to predict changes in terrestrial water storage, when the signal that drives the changes is strong enough. Here is an explanation. The hydrological cycle is a fundamental link between components of … Continue reading

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Is climate change beneficial for North Africa?

by Buwen Dong The Sahel, a band of semi-arid region south of the Sahara Desert that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, is one of Africa’s most productive crop regions. Mean annual rainfall in the region is … Continue reading

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The recent Paris Climate talks and the global carbon cycle

By Tristan Quaife The recent Paris Climate talks concluded with an agreement to “[hold] the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degC above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degC … Continue reading

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