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Will Pope Francis' Climate Encyclical Change the World?
Pope Francis, global warming
June 18th, 2015
Pope Francis just released a long document on man's relationship to the Earth, but will his call for action on climate change have an impact?
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Crops and Climate: Plants Will Suffer as Earth Warms (Op-Ed)
Wagga Wagga drought, la nina, el niño, weather
June 10th, 2015
Global warming isn't going to help crops — in fact, in most countries it will destroy them.
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Just Two Actions May Stop the Planet's Runaway Warming (Op-Ed)
Pollution over New Delhi
June 4th, 2015
Control emissions, save the world.
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Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early
Pope Francis
June 16th, 2015
Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.
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Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity
electricity, coal power, clean power plan
June 8th, 2015
Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.
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Predicting El Niño Devastation, Weeks in Advance
Trinity Lake
May 30th, 2015
No, El Niño is not the source of every weather crisis, but it can be devastating, and researchers have uncovered a new clue that may help predict how bad things can get.
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Spring Colors Swirl in Picturesque North Atlantic
Plankton in northwest Atlantic Ocean
May 27th, 2015
A new NASA image hints at the complex factors that encourage giant plankton blooms in the North Atlantic.
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Polar Bears Now Eat Dolphins, Thanks to Global Warming
An adult male polar bear feeds on the head of a white-beaked dolphin on a fjord on Svalbard,
June 13th, 2015
Faced with a rapidly changing habitat, polar bears are adapting with a new entrée: For the first time, a polar bear was seen preying on a white-beaked dolphin carcass that had been trapped in the ice in Svalbard.
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Has Global Warming Taken a Rest? Not So Fast, Study Suggests
A NOAA analysis using updated global surface temperature data disputes the existence of a 21st  century global warming slowdown.
June 4th, 2015
The global warming hiatus — a decade-plus slowdown in warming — could be chalked up to some buoys, a few extra years of data and a couple buckets of seawater.
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Jet Stream Steers Atlantic Currents
AMOC
May 28th, 2015
The jet stream off the East Coast of the United States controls an important climate pattern in the Atlantic Ocean.
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