Climate models: sunk by humans?

Matthews, Robert A. J.
September 2014
Nature;9/18/2014, Vol. 513 Issue 7518, p315
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by Paul Palmer and Matthew Smith on the topic of human adaptation, climate change and climate projection models in the volume 512, 2014 issue.


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