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Grim Harvest: Climate Change Sweeps Iowa Farms (Op-Ed)
farming, phosphorous, health
July 17th, 2014
Iowa's crops — and farmers — are having a tough time adapting to a warming climate.
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'Plant That Ate the South' Boosting Carbon Pollution
Kudzu attack, invasive species
July 14th, 2014
When it takes over ecosystems, this invader causes soils to surrender their carbon and release it as greenhouse gas.
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Is Antarctica Really Getting Icier? New Study Sparks Debate
Antarctic Sea Ice
July 22nd, 2014
Recent satellite data suggests that Antarctica's sea ice is expanding even as the Arctic heads toward an ice-free future. But a new study argues that much of the trend is a glitch in the data, not a real observation.
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Climate Records Shattered in 2013
Global temperatures
July 17th, 2014
The planet shattered several climate records in 2013, from greenhouse gases to roasting Arctic heat to extreme storms, a newly released report on the state of the global climate says.
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Pocket Pets? Mini Hedgehog and Tiny Tapir Fossils Found in Canada
An artist's reconstruction shows a newfound tapiroid drinking in the shallows of an Eocene lake in British Columbia, with the small, newly identified, proto-hedgehog in the foreground.
July 8th, 2014
: Two new mammal fossils, including a never-before-described hedgehog, are the first mammals found at an Eocene fossil site in British Columbia. The fossils help fill in a gap in a time period known mostly from fossils in the United States and the Arctic.
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Republicans Google 'Climate Change' During Extreme Weather
Climate change and global warming google
July 21st, 2014
During extreme or unusual weather, Americans' political leanings seem to influence their Internet searches about the climate, new research suggests.
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Six Months In and Sizzling California Sets Record
US Statewide Average Temp Graph, hottest temperatures, climate change
July 16th, 2014
January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year ever in California, helping fuel the state's drought.
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Natural Gas? Cows Toot Out Most Methane
Cows rear view
July 10th, 2014
A new snapshot of U.S. methane emissions in 2004 found 40 percent higher methane levels from livestock than had been estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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