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Does the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans, Deserve a Golden Spike?

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:45
A meeting of geologists and other analysts explores whether Earth has entered a geological age made by humans. 0
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David Roberts Questions Naomi Klein’s Capitalism-Focused Climate Quest

Dot Earth - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:37
Naomi Klein says climate campaigners should attack capitalism because it already is a popular target. 0
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Nature Talks Back, and Sounds a Lot like Edward Norton

Dot Earth - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 05:22
Edward Norton, Julia Roberts and other actors give voice to soils, seas and other natural assets. 0
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Can Peru Control the Murderous Resource Rush on its Forest Frontiers?

Dot Earth - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:06
A fresh push builds for Peru to bring law and order to its violent Amazon forest frontier. 0
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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children’s Rights

Dot Earth - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 06:44
Two campaigners for children's rights are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 0
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The Long Bright Path to the Nobel Prize for LED Lighting

Dot Earth - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 20:01
A Nobel Prize for the breakthrough behind the LED light bulb honors a long lineage of inquiry. 0
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Getting Beyond the 2-Degree Threshold on Global Warming

Dot Earth - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:03
An author of a commentary questioning the value of a hard danger threshold for planetary temperature defends his views. 0
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Staying Upbeat and Engaged in a Turbulent, Complicated Climate

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:38
Seven climate-focused people explain how they sustain their energy and enthusiasm. 0
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An Expanding Menu for Locavores: Tilapia on Hudson

Dot Earth - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:00
An innovative business brings new meaning to the idea of local food by raising tilapia, salmon and year-round greens in the Hudson Valley. 0
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Certainties, Uncertainties and Choices with Global Warming

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:00
We can be certain about climate change uncertainty but still address the risk. 0
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U.N. Climate Summit Harvests a Host of Commitments

Dot Earth - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:53
The U.N. Secretary General builds public and private commitments that could slow global warming and blunt its impacts. 0
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New CO2 Emissions Report Shows China’s Central Role in Shaping World’s Climate Path

Dot Earth - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 04:25
Fresh data reveal the central role of China in driving the global buildup of greenhouse gases -- and its daunting challenge if it chooses to cut emissions. 0
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Humanity’s Long Climate and Energy March

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 09:46
The giant climate march in Manhattan was just one facet of humanity's long climate and energy march. 0
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On the Path Past 9 Billion, Little Crosstalk Between U.N. Sessions on Population and Global Warming

Dot Earth - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 06:58
As the United Nations convenes sessions on global warming and population growth, a new study foresees rising human numbers through 2100. 0
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Michael Bloomberg, Now a U.N. Climate Envoy, Presses the Case for Urban Action

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:08
Michael Bloomberg, a mayor turned U.N. climate envoy, explains what cities can do to blunt climate change and its impacts. 0
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Looking Back to 1821, Insurers Foresee a $100-Billion Hurricane

Dot Earth - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 05:02
If the great 1821 hurricane struck the East Coast today, it would leave a $100-billion trail of losses. 0
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Can the U.S. and China Find Harmony in Pursuing Climate Progress?

Dot Earth - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:22
A close look at the intensifying dance between the United States and China over how to cut greenhouse gas emissions. 0
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Wildlife Agency Seeks Educational Use For Crushed Ivory

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:41
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking ideas on how to use the crushed remains of illegal ivory it has confiscated and destroyed. The agency wants to use the rubble in a way that increases awareness about the consequences of the illegal trade in ivory. 0
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Should Fin Whales Be a Source of Wonder or Meat?

Dot Earth - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:12
A fresh look at Iceland's fin whale hunts and meat exports to Japan. 0
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Can Humans Get Used to Having a Two-Way Relationship with Earth’s Climate?

Dot Earth - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 07:29
Can humans get used to having a two-way relationship with Earth's climate? 0
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