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2010-04-01 08:19:55

New Climate Central projection map shows local and national retreat of freezing temperatures in March.

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2009-09-14 13:43:09

Many people worry about the link between rising bark-beetle infestations and an increase in western wildfires. But Dr. Susan Prichard, a Research Scientist at the University of Washington, adds another concern: what happens after the fires go out?

2009-09-02 22:28:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blaming a specific forest fire on the impact of climate change could be asking for trouble; but so too is ignoring obvious trends.

2009-08-20 11:53:08

If you think this summer's U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.