Scientists focus on global warming at Seattle conclave

Publication: San Francisco Chronicle

Author: Carl T. Hall

02/16/2004 - A rare spell of clear skies--and forecasts of potentially catastrophic climate change--helped open the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Seattle. About 5,000 researchers from around the globe attended the gathering, generally regarded as the world's premier showcase of scientific progress.Global warming has been a major theme and according to a report by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, warmer oceans and shifting seawater chemistry are conspiring to help wipe out vast areas of coral.

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