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Arctic Sea Ice Looks to be the Third Lowest on Record in 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum extent on Sept. 10, the third lowest on record.… Read More

True to Forecast, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks into High Gear

CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so far.… Read More

Group Finds Health Savings in Emissions Cuts

DAILY CLIMATE - Your doctor would approve: €30.5 billion extra in avoided health care costs if Europe shifts emissions reduction target to 30 percent by 2020, according to a new analysis… Read More

Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Poses Greater Climate Threat than Today’s, Study Finds

CLIMATE CENTRAL - What would happen to the climate if we stopped building carbon dioxide-emitting devices, but existing ones lived out their typical lives?… Read More

Carbon Trade or Carbon Con?

DAILY CLIMATE - In the carbon market, a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers? … Read More

Selling the Blue Sky

DAILY CLIMATE - The market for greenhouse gas emissions is essentially a bazaar selling various types of pollution, dependent entirely on government regulations. But does it actually reduce emissions? … Read More

Making a Market for Pollution

DAILY CLIMATE - What does it take to trade in a commodity that cannot be seen or touched - and isn't even a commodity in the U.S.? … Read More

Clouds & Climate: A Key Mystery for Researchers

YALE E360 - As climate scientists wrestle with the complexities of how the planet will react to rising greenhouse-gas levels, no variable is more difficult to decipher than the impact of clouds. New satellite data and other technologies may provide clues to help solve the puzzle.… Read More