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Remembering Gordon Hamilton – An Edge-Pushing Prober of Eroding Ice

Dot Earth - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 16:21
The death of a prominent glaciologist in Antarctica illustrates how edge-pushing science sometimes poses existential risks. 0
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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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