Climate models may underestimate extinction rates

TG Daily: We may be being grossly complacent about the scale of species extinctions caused by climate change, according to US scientists. Predictions of the loss of animal and plant diversity around the world fail to account for species competition and movement, they say. "We have really sophisticated meteorological models for predicting climate change," says ecologist Mark Urban of the University of Connecticut. "But in real life, animals move around, they compete, they parasitize each other and......

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