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No climate-related stories over the past few years have attracted the level of mainstream coverage as those involving personal e-mails of prominent climate scientists that were hacked from a mail server at the Climatic Research Unit (CRU), University of East [...]
KEY WEST, FLA. – Since the 1970s, Billy Causey has observed ominous signs of change in the coral reefs of the Florida Keys. As southeast regional director for the National Marine Sanctuary Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, [...]
The current state of most of the world’s coral reefs is so calamitous that it’s difficult to over-dramatize the situation. Reefs have seen massive declines around the globe, and while there is much debate about which particular threat is most [...]
As America lumbers along toward a low-carbon economy, nuclear energy is expected to play a significant role in generating emission-free electricity. But how significant? The Senate’s debates this fall on plans for the nation’s energy future may provide some clues.
The G-8, eight Northern Hemisphere industrialized countries, last month produced its first firm target for curbing rising global temperatures: no more than 2 degrees Celsius, 3.6 Fahrenheit, above pre-industrial levels. World headlines trumpeted the target. Long the maximum ceiling acceptable [...]
Scientists are increasingly finding that black carbon aerosols in the atmosphere and their deposition on snow and ice-covered areas are having more of a warming effect than earlier thought.
View larger image Wesleyan’s Gary Yohe: Coverage Better…But Still ‘Spotty’ Economist Gary Yohe is no newcomer to the costs and benefits of combating climate change. For decades, the Wesleyan University mathematician-turned-economist has been calculating the price of climate change – [...]