“Climate Change Will Have Big Effects On Spring And Winter”

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/10/14/3712149/early-springs-study/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cptop3

Climate change will shorten winters by about three weeks by the beginning of next century, according to a new study.

The study, published this week in Environmental Research Letters, looked at the onset of spring and the flower blooms and leaf bursts that come along with it. Researchers found that, under a high emissions scenario (a pathway called RCP8.5, in which the planet is projected to warm 2.6 to 4.8°C by 2100) springs will arrive on average 23 days earlier in the U.S.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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