A globally coherent fingerprint of climate change impacts across natural systems

  title={A globally coherent fingerprint of climate change impacts across natural systems},
  author={C. Parmesan and G. Yohe},
  • C. Parmesan, G. Yohe
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • Causal attribution of recent biological trends to climate change is complicated because non-climatic influences dominate local, short-term biological changes. Any underlying signal from climate change is likely to be revealed by analyses that seek systematic trends across diverse species and geographic regions; however, debates within the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reveal several definitions of a ‘systematic trend’. Here, we explore these differences, apply diverse… CONTINUE READING

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