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News Coverage of Coal’s Link to Global Warming, in 1912

Dot Earth - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 10:42
A 61-word article in two obscure New Zealand newspapers nailed the connection between coal burning and global warming . 0
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Climate Silence Goes Way Beyond Debate Moderators

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:29
Do the moderators of the presidential debates deserve scorn for leaving out climate change? 0
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Can Humans Go From Unintended Global Warming to Climate By Design?

Dot Earth - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 14:32
Analysts of geoengineering challenge the inevitability of millenniums of warming. 0
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Today’s Climate Progress and Tomorrow’s Climate Challenges

Dot Earth - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 12:57
While there's diplomatic momentum on addressing climate change, analysts warn of a big reality gap if the hope is actually stopping global warming. 0
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Species, Interrupted – Why it Matters When Extinction Silences a Tree Frog

Dot Earth - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 13:30
The wider meanings in the apparent extinction of an obscure but remarkable tree frog from Panama. 0
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Florida’s Vulnerability Tested as Hurricane Matthew Hugs Coast

Dot Earth - Thu, 10/06/2016 - 09:27
Hurricane Matthew will test Floridians' level of "disaster amnesia" given the 11 years that have passed since the state was struck by a major hurricane. 0
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Building a ‘Good’ Anthropocene From the Bottom Up

Dot Earth - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 21:07
Researchers build a data base of hundreds of small urban and rural projects that, together, could form the foundation of a prosperous and sustainable civilization. 0
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As Navy Heads to Haiti, Hurricane Matthew Threatens U.S. Coast

Dot Earth - Mon, 10/03/2016 - 08:45
Haiti, the country in the Caribbean least able to handle a big storm, girds for a powerful blow from Hurricane Matthew. 0
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As Warnings Build, Is There a ‘Spiral of Silence’ on Climate Change?

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 09:41
A new survey shows most Americans are moderately or very interested in global warming, but rarely or never talk about it. 0
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No Debate: Trump Picks a Perfect Transition Man for the E.P.A.

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:11
A longtime defender of fossil fuels and critic of regulations limiting greenhouse gases appears to be Trump's pick to handle the transition at the Environmental Protection Agency should he prevail. 0
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Arctic Climate Change Revealed in a Luxury Cruise and Haunting Wreck

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 14:36
The transformation of the Arctic is revealed in the discovery of a long-lost ship, a cruise liner's Arctic passage and a probe of ancient records. 0
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Trump’s Stance on the Paris Climate Agreement is Criticized by 375 Scientists

Dot Earth - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 08:49
Without naming him, several hundred of the nation's leading scientists press Donald Trump to take climate change, and climate diplomacy, seriously. 0
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Arctic Summer Sea Ice – Going Down, Down, Down

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 14:42
New studies reinforce that the summer retreats in Arctic sea ice of late are far greater than any since least 1850, but the path to an open Arctic Ocean remains murky. 0
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How Digital Tracking of Rogue Fishing Can Safeguard Vast Ocean Reserves

Dot Earth - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:49
It's one thing to expand marine reserves and another to protect them. Now an online tool for tracking global fishing fleets is on the case. 0
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How Growth-Focused Politics Helped Build Vulnerability in Louisiana’s Flood Zones

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 07:41
A deep dive into the growth-focused politics and economics behind the vast impacts of Louisiana's August deluge. 0
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Obama’s Expansion of a Vast Pacific Reserve, Built on a Bush Foundation

Dot Earth - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:20
President Obama's expansion of a vast marine monument near Hawaii builds on Bush-era moves spurred by passionate ocean communicators. 0
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In Italy’s Earthquake Zone, Love of Place Trumps Safety

Dot Earth - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 08:06
An Italian engineer explains why, facing perpetual earthquake risk, many people in Italy's ancient vulnerable towns stay put. 0
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Time to Follow Teddy Roosevelt’s Advice: ‘Drop Politics’ and Enjoy a Park

Dot Earth - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 08:00
In 1903 Teddy Roosevelt dropped politics and took a hike. One result was the National Park system. 0
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Can Future Global Warming Matter Today?

Dot Earth - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 07:42
Scientists studying past and current climate conditions mull the challenges in making future warming matter today. 0
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What Fueled Louisiana’s Deadly Flood?

Dot Earth - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 03:30
Climate experts deconstruct the possible roles of global warming and Louisiana's warm swampy landscapes in fueling a devastating inland tropical deluge. 0
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