The Why Files The Why Files --

The fact of global warming

POSTED 24 FEB 2005
Related Why Files
Abrupt change in past climates.

Things are heating up

Beyond a reasonable doubt

Deep water rising

Is global warming for real?

Shelter from the sun

El Niño

Melting tropical glaciers

Tools of Climatology

Polar science

Antarctic thaw

The air that we breathe

More links
Climate fingerprinting

Get your "airnow" air-quality forecast.

An Overview of Results from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP), Curt Covey et al. Global and Planetary Change ( 37, 103-133 (2003), PDF copies at Model Couples

Upcoming projects using coupled model comparisons

An overview of results from the CMIP

Fingerprints in the Sky

Climate models

NASA does some modeling

Just Getting Warmed Up
Melting snow is of glacial importance

New Scientist's guide to climate change

Kyoto Protocol news site

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - they're experts.

More on Antarctic ice

The EPA's global warming site

For the kids

The legacy of the hockey stick graph

Warm yourself up and read our credits.

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