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2010-06-25 10:03:56

The strategy, detailed in the journal Science, prepares people for a hotter and drier Southwestern US through water conservation and the continued development of ways to harness energy from the sun, wind and Earth.

2009-06-16 13:39:48

A new report issued today by the U.S. Global Change Research Program outlines the extent of climate change around the U.S. and its effects not only at present but for the future as well.

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By TOM BEAL The University of Arizona has lured a researcher from her environmental post at Oxford University to help head up the newly created Institute for Environment and Society, which will replace the UA's Institute for the Study of Planet Earth.

2008-10-10 00:00:19

Rain Bird(R), the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services and a lead sponsor of the 2008 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, set the tone for the 2nd day of the water-focused conference with the presenting of climatologist Dr.

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2006-10-14 17:23:09

The American West is becoming warmer faster on average than the rest of the world, a climate researcher says.

2006-03-23 15:55:00

Miami would be a memory, Bangkok a soggy shadow of its former self and the Maldive Islands would vanish if melting polar ice keeps fueling a faster-than-expected rise in sea levels, scientists reported on Thursday.

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2006-02-07 09:47:30

Scientists on Monday painted a gloomy picture of the effects of global warming on the Arctic, warning of melting ocean ice, rising oceans, thawed permafrost and forests susceptible to bugs and fire.


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