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Frigid Winter? Blame 4,000 Years of Wild Jet Streams
Jet stream
April 16th, 2014
The jet stream's plunging pattern is a long-standing natural phenomenon. However, new findings also suggest that global warming may boost the frequency or intensity of the curves, which would mean more extreme winter weather in the United States and Canad
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Is Global Warming a Giant Natural Fluctuation? (Op-Ed)
climate change, global warming, lightning, CA, Alabama HIlls
April 18th, 2014
Natural fluctuations have driven Earth's climate for millennia, but they are not the cause of modern warming.
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Arctic Sea Ice Peak Is 5th Lowest on Record
Arctic sea ice
April 7th, 2014
Arctic sea ice hit its annual peak on March 21. It was the fifth-lowest maximum extent since 1979.
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A Belly Full Of Beaks
whale, diet, nutrition
April 21st, 2014
The contents of a whale's stomach reveals more than just its diet.
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With Climate Change, Wildfires Getting Worse in the West
Las Conchas Fire
April 18th, 2014
Across the West, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames.
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Salamanders Shrink as Climate Heats Up
An image of a salamander
April 11th, 2014
Rising temperatures are affecting the size of salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains.
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