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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

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?… Read More

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.… Read More

Americans’ Sense of Energy Savings? Small Change.

DAILY CLIMATE - Survey finds Americans' perception of energy consumption favor what's easiest to do, rather than what's most effective at curbing their carbon footprints… Read More

Reducing Soot Could Help Cool the Arctic, New Study Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - New research shows that cutting man-made soot emissions may help stem Arctic climate change.… Read More

Annual Climate Report Shows We Live in a Warming World

CLIMATE CENTRAL - New NOAA climate change report shows continued warming in 2009, in keeping with long-term trends.… Read More

Spread of Disease Linked to Warming Climate

DAILY CLIMATE - CDC warns doctors to be on the alert after concluding a once-tropical disease is spreading in the Pacific Northwest.… Read More

Locking In Our Future

DAILY CLIMATE - Today's emissions decisions will drive the planet's weather for generations, panel concludes. The question for policymakers: How much change do we want to dial in?… Read More