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Conservatives Don't Like the Message on Climate Change, So They Want to Shoot the Messenger
Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Right-wingers are calling for climate scientists to be flogged, commit suicide, and even be murdered.
Climate Change Could Wreak Havoc on Drought-Plagued California
Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Researchers warn that California droughts can worsen when the Sierra Nevada's water flow lessens.
NASA to Launch CO2-Tracking Satellite
Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Federal aerospace agency will take an inventory of the places that absorb carbon from the atmosphere.
Air Conditioning Raising Nighttime Temperatures in the U.S.
Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Waste heat from air conditioners has a measurable effect on nighttime temperatures in American cities.
As Global Temperatures Rise, the Malaria Pandemic Will Spread Upland
Posted on: Mar 15, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Scientists are finding that malaria carrying mosquitoes can survive in higher regions in warmer periods. With changes in climate that's bad news.
Why Messing With the Earth's Climate to Reverse Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Make Everything Worse
Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Some of the ideas being proposed could create their own environmental problems.
Hotter extremes belie warming 'pause'
Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
Increasing and more frequent extremes of heat affecting wider regions, scientists say, are evidence that it is misleading to claim that climate change has paused.
How Off-Shore Wind Farms Could Help Weaken Hurricanes
Posted on: Feb 26, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
US scientists say that large wind farms could protect coastal communities.
Has One of Renewable Energy's Biggest Hurdles Been Cleared?
Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: Climate News Network
A new kind of battery technology may be a game changer.
Energy Game Changer? Scientists Turn Algae into Crude Oil in Less Than an Hour
Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: Climate News Network
They have taken 60 minutes to do what Nature does -– at great pressures and temperatures -– over millions of years.
What Happens if We Don't Prevent Average Global Temperatures from Rising?
Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: Climate News Network
If the worst outcomes turn out to be true, the consequences for humankind could be catastrophic.
Saving the Ozone May Slow Earth's Warming Rate
Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: Climate News Network
What appears to be a slowdown in the rate of atmospheric warming this century may have a simple explanation: It could be the consequence of protecting the ozone layer.
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