Climate

  1. Agriculture

    Green Living, Chinese-Style

    Chinese is developing eco-cities to take their citizens straight from the agricultural to the ecological age.

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  2. Climate

    Already feeling the heat

    Long-delayed U.S. government summary of climate change science sees effects on energy, transportation, farming, and water.

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  3. Earth

    Political Science

    New York's mayor argues that science should not only inform action, but also prod it.

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  4. Climate

    Ocean reflux

    Upwelling off Californian coast offers taste of predicted ocean acidification.

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  5. Chemistry

    Help the Climate: Empty the Fridge

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  6. Climate

    When Is a Consensus on Climate Not a Consensus?

    A protein chemist reported he had assembled a list of more than 30,000 scientists who challenge the idea that human releases of greenhouse gases are warming Earth's climate.

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  7. Chemistry

    Freon’s Cool Link to Climate

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  8. Climate

    Boreal forests shift north

    As forests move northward and to higher elevations, they alter ecosystems and threaten to further heat the Arctic's already warming climate.

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  9. Animals

    Polar bears listed

    Polar bear declared "threatened," but Secretary limits decision's impact.

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  10. Earth

    Climate clues in ice

    A kilometers-long ice core from Antarctica has been recording climate information for the past 800,000 years and has revealed a three millennia–long period when carbon dioxide levels in the air were lower than any previously measured.

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  11. Life

    Just ain’t natural

    Monster data crunch strengthens case that climate is disrupted.

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  12. Climate

    A little drier every day

    The Sahara, one of the hottest and driest regions on Earth, gradually became arid over a period of centuries, a finding that contradicts many previous studies.

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