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The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and political rhetoric do not mirror the prevailing scientific consensus. We report here on continuing climate research and the controversies which surround the empirical findings.

EPA and DOE leaders are key to Obama's environmental legacy as Congress remains deadlocked on climate change policies.
As a stalemated Congress shies away from taking serious action on climate change, environmentalists...
12/10/2012 | Read More
The primary aim of student-led campaign at 150-plus universities is to make climate change the moral issue of the generation.
A divestment campaign aimed at fossil fuel companies has swept college campuses across the country...
12/06/2012 | Read More
As the climate warms, plants and soils may not absorb more carbon as scientists once thought.
When climate scientists try to estimate how much the Earth will warm due to increasing levels of...
11/28/2012 | Read More
Federal researchers are on the front line of Harper's alleged 'war on science' as the country's oil ambitions clash with its scientific agenda.
The government of Canada's official position on climate change is that it's real and requires an "...
11/27/2012 | Read More
Clean Break: Chapter 6 in the story of Germany's switch to renewables
Phoenix, Arizona—From a block away, the house was hardly visible, hidden by a dense stand of native...
11/20/2012 | Read More
Green groups wasted no time announcing a protest in front of the White House to claim a mandate for action, but partisan gridlock remains.
Even before President Obama took the stage for his victory speech last night, environmentalists...
11/07/2012 | Read More
Advocates and others weigh in: How will the outcome of this election affect federal climate action? What can we expect Obama and Romney to do?
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's last-minute endorsement of President Obama last week—released in...
11/06/2012 | Read More
Dozens of cities in Florida would be flooded with a 3- to 7-foot rise in sea level—substantially lower than Hurricane Sandy's 9-foot storm surge in NYC.
For much of the Northeast, Hurricane Sandy was a harsh wake-up call to the extreme weather...
11/05/2012 | Read More
An emergency declaration from the White House allowed federal money and responders to flow even before Sandy made landfall.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie captured national headlines—and conservative scorn—for praising...
11/05/2012 | Read More
Hurricanes will increase with climate change. Researchers say they've come up with a way to weaken storms by cloud-seeding them before they form.
Scientists have been trying to come up with ways to weaken hurricanes since the 1940s. Nothing that...
10/24/2012 | Read More

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