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Climate Predictions: Worst-Case May Be Most Accurate, Study Finds

National Geographic: In the wake of superstorm Sandy, climate change is on a lot of people's radar. By some accounts, warmer ocean temperatures intensified the hurricane as it plowed up the Gulf Stream, and rising seas may have exacerbated flooding. Now, a new climate-change study in the journal Science says warming is here to stay. And future warming will likely be on the high side of predictions, the researchers conclude. Atmospheric scientists John Fasullo and Kevin Trenberth studied global humidity patterns...