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Marvel Featured in Multiple News Outlets

Kate Marvel (611/CU) was recently featured in the Science Magazine article titled ‘After 40 Years, Researchers Finally See Earth’s Climate Destiny More Clearly’ including efforts of 25 scientists narrowing down climate sensitivity; a Bloomberg article titled ‘Top Scientists Just Ruled Out Best-Case Global Warming Scenarios’ highlighting the new major research study led by 25 leading scientists reflecting on the three independent lines of evidence the modern temperature record, geological evidence, and latest Earth systems; and The Washington Post article ‘Major New Climate Study Rules Out Less Severe Global Warming Scenarios’ highlighting the analysis the most likely range of warming from doubling carbon dioxide to being between 4.1 to 8.1 degrees Fahrenheit.

New York Times Highlights New Climate Study

The new major climate research study led by 25 scientists, including research scientists Gavin Schmidt (611) and Kate Marvel (611/CU), was recently featured in The New York Times article ‘How Much Will the Planet Warm if Carbon Dioxide Levels Double?’ that discusses the role of greenhouses heating the planet.

Sydney Morning Herald Features New Climate Study

Gavin Schmidt (611) was recently featured in The Sydney Morning Herald article ‘Sensitive Planet: Scientists Narrow the Expected Heating from C02 Rise’ indicating that the newly major climate research study is “the first credible assessment that does a ‘proper’ integration of the different kinds of constraints [such as the] processes, historical trends paleo-climate.” Additional press for the climate research studied was featured in The Independent (UK), The Atlantic, and Reuters.
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Research at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies emphasizes a broad study of Global Change, the natural and anthropogenic changes in our environment that affect the habitability of our planet. These effects may occur on greatly differing time scales, from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal/annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages.

The Institute's research combines analysis of comprehensive global datasets, derived mainly from spacecraft observations, with global models of atmospheric, land surface, and oceanic processes. Study of past climate change on Earth and of other planetary atmospheres provides an additional tool in assessing our general understanding of the atmosphere and its evolution.

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