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Study: Can Hurricanes Cause Climate Change?

TIME - Scientists have long suspected that global warming could make hurricanes more intense in some way, but a new study in Nature suggests the effect works both ways: tropical cyclones could help drive up temperatures in response. … Read More

Fuel from Tobacco?

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Scientists think tobacco may provide a missing link for biofuels.… Read More

Ethanol’s Contrasting Carbon Footprints

DAILY CLIMATE - Feds conclude corn-based biofuels help reduce emissions, in contrast to California regulators, who said they don't. Who's right? Oddly enough, both may be.… Read More

Studies Predict Fewer But Stronger Hurricanes

TIME - The relationship between climate change and hurricanes is anything but settled.… Read More

Climate Change: How Fast Is the Earth Shifting?

CLIMATE CENTRAL - A new study calculates the physical velocity of climate change.… Read More

Predictions of Sea Level Rise Are Increasing

CLIMATE CENTRAL - A new study in Nature suggests that the conventional wisdom on long-term sea-level rise in a warmer world is too low. … Read More

Solar Power from Space: Moving Beyond Science Fiction

YALE E360 - For more than 40 years, scientists have dreamed of collecting the sun’s energy in space and beaming it back to Earth. Now, a host of technological advances, coupled with interest from the U.S. military, may be bringing that vision close to reality.… Read More

Report Gives Sobering View of Warming’s Impact on US

YALE E360 - A new US government report paints a disturbing picture of the current and future effects of climate change and offers a glimpse of what the nation’s climate will be like by century’s end.… Read More