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2009-01-19 16:23:54

A wide range of Earth scientists say humans contribute significantly to global warming, suggests a poll conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago. The poll should dispel doubts by some that a consensus about global warming exists among scientists, said Peter Doran, a University of Illinois

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2008-12-15 08:20:00

Global warming has turned into a major ticking time bomb for President-elect Barack Obama.

2008-11-12 15:00:13

Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton University professor and a leading scholar on global warming, will discuss "Dangerous Anthropogenic Interference: The Latest Insights" at World Wildlife Fund on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.

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2008-10-15 11:53:17

The American Museum of Natural History in New York is going into politics again this week with a new exhibition on climate change that curators say is an effort to separate fact from fear.

2008-09-16 12:00:34

U.S. scientists say they've determined curbing carbon dioxide emissions from coal might avert climate danger.

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2008-07-14 12:30:00

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Sunday that any last-minute action by Bush on global warming before leaving office would be “bogus.”

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2008-04-28 17:50:00

By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting.

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2008-03-27 17:36:55

The more you know the less you care – at least that seems to be the case with global warming. A telephone survey of 1,093 Americans by two Texas A&M University political scientists and a former colleague indicates that trend.

2008-02-21 09:01:08

Global Warming Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GWSO) -- a developer of technologies aimed at mitigating the effects of global warming -- today released a twenty-four page presentation outlining the Company's Solar Energy Technologies.

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2008-01-25 14:30:00

Concerns about global climate change, and in particular a looming water shortage crisis, are a priority among the world’s political and business leaders meeting this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.