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A Closer Look at the Global Warming Trend, Record Hot 2014 and What’s Ahead

Dot Earth - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:07
Computer models range widely in assessing whether the record warmth of 2014 will be topped in 2015. 0
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Can Humanity’s ‘Great Acceleration’ Be Managed and, If So, How?

Dot Earth - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:00
A revised set of planetary boundaries for human activities engenders fresh debates about how to manage our planet-changing growth spurt. 0
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Researchers Propose Earth’s ‘Anthropocene’ Age of Humans Began With Fallout and Plastics

Dot Earth - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 05:11
A research team assessing whether and when a new geological age shaped by humans began has settled on the mid 20th century, with plastics and nuclear bombs as markers. 0
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Too Soon Gone: Alberto Behar, Who Used Robots and Rubber Ducks to Probe Icy Secrets

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:17
An inventive polar researcher who would use high technology or toys to probe mysteries is dead. 0
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Where Terrorism is Normal (Nigeria) and News (France)

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:28
Where terror is normal (Nigeria) and news (France). 0
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Brazil’s Former Sports Minister is Moved to Science Post Despite Rejection of Global Warming Science

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:47
Brazil's president picks a former sports minister who rejects global warming science as her new science minister. 0
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Two Ways Infrared Cameras Have Boosted the Case for E.P.A. Rules Cutting Methane Leaks

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:22
Infrared cameras have boosted the case for methane rules in two ways - making leak inspections cheap and building public concern. 0
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Tracing the Roots of Pope Francis’s Climate Plans for 2015

Dot Earth - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 15:39
A closer look at Pope Francis's planned push on climate change in 2015. 0
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While Much of the U.S. Shivers, Alaskan Fourth Graders Bemoan a Warm, Snowless December on YouTube

Dot Earth - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 08:58
While most of the lower 48 states shiver, fourth graders in an Eskimo town in Alaska videotape their warm-weather woes. 0
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What Science Can, and Can’t Do, to Cut Losses from the Next Tsunami

Dot Earth - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 16:01
Ten years after 230,000 died in the world's first hemisphere-scale geo-catastrophe, a tsunami expert looks ahead. 0
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