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Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
There's a big reason climate change differs from so many public policy challenges: unlike other crises, addressing the planet's major environmental crisis truly requires mass consensus. Indeed, because fixing the problem
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

The public must be involved

What Barack Obama tried to tell America in the hour of his remarkable victory is that the nation's future won on Election Day. Seeking to inspire and to heal, the re-elected president offered an open hand to partisan
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
 In The Invisible Woman, Ralph Fiennes is the director and star, playing Charles Dickens during his long affair with a much younger actress, Nelly (Felicity Jones). Based on Claire Tomalin’s biographical sleuthing, the dramatization paints the big picture with historical fidelity and emotional
05.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Dustin Williams
A man was speaking to my mom about climate change a few days ago. “What we’re seeing is simply natural climate variability,” the man said. “There’s no proof that we humans have anything to do with what’s happening.” My mom mentioned to him that I’m a meteorology graduate student and have told her that the evidence for human-induced (anthropogenic) climate change is pretty solid,...
04.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Searching for evidence of the Ice Age in Death Valley may sound paradoxical, but to find that evidence is proof that the world�s climate was once vastly different than it has been since humans have kept records. The documentary �A Global Warning?� reminds us of what science has long known: the Earth has undergone not just one Ice Age but several significant climate shifts whose effects were etch...

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