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Volume 14 Number 13:  30 March 2011

How High Will the Sea Level Rise by the End of the 21st Century?: If the sea level behavior of the past several decades is any indication, the likely answer is: a whole lot less than what is being suggested by the world's climate alarmists.

Journal Reviews
Japanese Rainfall: Predictions vs. Observations: How do the latter compare with the former? ... and what does that fill you with: confidence or consternation?

Global Warming and Urban Heat Islands: Effects of the latter may still be inflating global warming assessments.

The Uniqueness of British Columbia's Medieval Warm Period: At the province's Felker Lake, the warmth and dryness of the MWP was the most extreme of the entire Holocene.

Do Plants in Mountainous Areas Always Migrate Uphill in Response to Warming?: It often depends on what's happening concurrently in terms of the local moisture balance.

C4 Weeds Competing with C3 Crops: Barnyard Grass vs. Rice: Which one gains a huge advantage over the other as the air's CO2 content rises?

Will Burning Fossil Fuels Reduce Baltic Cod Reproduction Rates?: Believe it or not, certain people are actually asking themselves this question. So what's the answer?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Selwyn Lake, Subarctic Canada.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Brown Algae [Halidrys siliquosa]. To access the entire database, click here.