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Flooding Risk under Future Global Warming Scenarios May Be Greater
30 Aug, 2007 11:12 am
A new study published today in Nature reports that current scenarios of global warming underestimate the contribution of plants to future changes in continental runoff. Richard Betts, lead author of the study, answers Scitizen's questions.
How did you evaluate that effect?
To what extent may plants contribute to future flooding risk?
Interview by Clementine Fullias
Richard Betts is a researcher at the Met Office Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research in the UK
Betts R., et al, Climate: Plantsí contribution to climate change effects, Nature, 30 August 2007