Can Civilization Continue? An Earth System Scientist Explains
Dead forest, earth systems, ecology
February 28th, 2015
This is a good question, however I think it’s possibly something of a red herring.
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Let's Call It: The Planet's Warmer (Op-Ed)
climate change, global warming, average temperatures, above average temperatures
February 26th, 2015
If you’re younger than 30, you’ve never experienced a month in which the average surface temperature of the Earth was below average.
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Watch Very '80s Footage of 'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark at Work
Eugenie Clark in Pisces VI
February 27th, 2015
This week, ocean explorers mourned the loss of a legend in their field: Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and authority on sharks.
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Plant Plastics Seed New Tech, from Miatas to Tea Bags
plastic waste, new plastics
February 26th, 2015
Plastic doesn't grow on trees . . . or does it?
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Stunning Wisconsin Ice Caves May Open to Visitors This Weekend
Apostle Islands Ice Cave
February 24th, 2015
Stunning ice caves off the coast of Lake Superior may open to visitors this weekend if conditions are right.
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Cool Pacific Ocean Slowed Global Warming
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
February 26th, 2015
The Pacific was a planetary air conditioner for the past two decades, but the relief may soon end, a new study finds.
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Greenhouse Effect Is Witnessed…and Getting Worse
research site
February 25th, 2015
The climate-changing greenhouse effect exists and has been directly measured in the United States.
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