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Marion Hubbert

OIL PROGNOSTICATOR  Geophysicist Marion King Hubbert’s decades-old prediction that U.S. oil production would peak and rapidly decline remains relevant to modern problems, a new book on Hubbert’s life asserts.

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Oak tree ring data suggest that Hungary experienced a minor climate shift from 1242 to 1246, which may have hampered Mongol efforts to invade and control the region. 

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CLOUD MACHINE  Researchers created climate-cooling, cloud-seeding aerosols inside a cloud chamber without the sulfuric acid spewed by fossil fuel burning.

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