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Evidence builds that scientists underplay climate impacts

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
Far from being “alarmist,” predictions from climate scientists in many cases are proving to be more conservative than observed climate-induced impacts.

By Douglas Fischer
Daily Climate editor

The warnings were dire: 188 predictions showing that climate-induced changes to the environment would put 7 percent of all plant and animal species on the globe – one out of every 14 critters – at risk of extinction.  Read more…

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