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The Paris Climate Meeting: A Quick Guide
This photo from NASA's Suomi NPP satellite shows the Eastern Hemisphere of Earth in "Blue Marble" view.
November 30th, 2015
The Paris climate meetings begin on Monday. But what exactly are they?
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Antarctica Is Gaining Ice, So Why Is the Earth Still Warming?
A view of glaciers and mountains covering West Antarctica, as captured from above on Oct. 29, 2014.
November 19th, 2015
Recent NASA research shows that Antarctica seems to be gaining ice, but this finding has been met with skepticism. The research also doesn't support the assumption that climate change is ending; the story is more complicated than that.
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U.S. Agencies Agree: October Was Crazy Warm
Oct 2015 world temperature graph
November 18th, 2015
NOAA and NASA said October had the biggest temperature departure of any month in 100-plus years.
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Cobwebs Hold Genetic Secrets About Spiders and Their Prey
A black widow and cricket in a web.
November 25th, 2015
An empty spider web isn't a mystery; it's a clue.
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'Flying' Tadpoles & Fleeing Fish Win Prestigious Photo Contest
Tadpoles overhead
November 19th, 2015
Schools of aquatic animals won big during this year's Royal Society photo competition.
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Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline
A silhouette of a pumpjack for oil drilling.
November 6th, 2015
President Obama said Friday that the pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States.
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A Tale of 2 Worlds: Nations Collide on Climate Change (Op-Ed)
climate change, global warming, poverty, wealth
November 4th, 2015
To fight global warming, wealthy nations need to actually ask poor nations what they need.
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Carbon Falling, Economies Rising: Expectations for the Paris Climate Summit (Op-Ed)

Can the public's opinion on global warming change?
November 19th, 2015
In tackling climate change, COP21 may — finally — spawn both environmental and economic changes.
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Through Their Eyes: Awesome Photos Show How Animals See the World
Going with the flow: schooling to avoid a predator
November 19th, 2015
The winning photos from the first-ever Royal Society Publishing Photography competition.
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Mooooove Over, Cows! Kangaroo Farts Warm the Earth, Too
November 5th, 2015
Since the 1970s, it has been suggested that kangaroos don’t fart — or rather, the (ahem!) gas they emit contains very little, if any, methane. But now, new research suggests this isn’t true.
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