Climate

  1. Life

    Protect biodiversity hot spots and the rest will follow

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  2. Climate

    Fixing Climate: What Past Climate Changes Reveal About the Current Threat— And How to Counter It by Wallace S. Broecker and Robert Kunzig

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  3. Climate

    Climate change stifling lemmings

    Warmer winter temperatures are altering the snowpack, squelching the rodents’ population booms.

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  4. Archaeology

    Really Cool History

    Tales of the black band: Clues to a 4,200-year-old mystery lie frozen in icy records stored atop Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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  5. Climate

    Eggs, Tea and Mr. IPCC

    Even jet-lagged, the world's lead climate negotiator took time out to brief a few reporters.

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  6. Climate

    The News Climate

    Whether people choose to peruse news — and where — may explain what role science plays in shaping public opinion on global warming.

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  7. Climate

    Cooling climate ‘consensus’ of 1970s never was

    Myth often cited by global warming skeptics debunked.

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  8. Climate

    Glacier melts are erasing climate record

    Featured blog: As glaciers continue to dry up, so does any hope of gleaning information from them about the past climate record.

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  9. Life

    Climate warms, creatures head for the hills

    Unusual data let scientists test predictions that global warming drives species up slopes.

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  10. Chemistry

    Fluorescent bulbs offer mercury advantage

    Featured blog: Switching to light bulbs that contain mercury might, surprisingly, reduce overall mercury releases to the environment. Plus, what to do when you break your fluorescent bulb.

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  11. Climate

    (Political) party animals

    Featured blog: When it comes to attitudes about climate change, the chasm between Democrats and Republicans is wide. Political-polling analysts speculate that a McCain win in November might do more than an Obama victory to win over the minds of climate-change skeptics.

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  12. Climate

    Energy: Apollo-like Program Needed

    Big action and big bucks are needed to deal with the United States' energy problems, research leaders argued today.

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