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2010-10-26 13:49:27

As the ice-capped Arctic Ocean warms, ship traffic will increase at the top of the world.

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2010-07-28 10:55:00

Soot from the burning of fossil fuels and solid biofuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought, according to a new Stanford study.

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2010-07-02 11:16:37

Dozens of scientists descended on Sacramento, Calif, in June hoping for what most of us don’t want to see during hot summer days: thick, sooty haze.

2010-06-02 20:39:26

Airplanes, ground instruments, and weather balloons to study effect of airborne particles on climate.

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2010-05-04 08:09:46

Fulfilling Copenhagen Accord will require variety of efforts ranging from 'Herculean' to the readily actionable, scientists say.

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2010-05-04 07:27:48

Trees and other plants help keep the planet cool, but rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are turning down this global air conditioner.

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2010-05-02 07:57:56

NSF-supported climate scientist Mark Flanner and colleagues find differences in the rates for spring warming and snow cover decline in Eurasia and North America, and are studying whether aerosols are a key factor.

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2010-04-22 16:00:00

The Smog Blog website monitors air pollution much like meteorologists track the daily weather.

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2010-03-18 09:15:50

The use of prescribed burns to manage western forests may help the United States reduce its carbon footprint.

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2010-02-04 08:50:00

The fact that glaciers in the Himalayan mountains are thinning is not disputed, however, few researchers have attempted to rigorously examine and quantify the causes.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.