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Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

The Petermann Glacier isn’t just a photogenic location, it’s also a central focus of research as scientists try to ascertain how quickly and extensively Greenland’s ice cover is melting due at least in part to global climate change.… Read More

La Niña Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

La Niña Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

It’s La Niña, a periodic cooling of water in the equatorial Pacific that happens about every two to five years.… Read More

The Many Eccentricities of Hurricane Season 2010 (So Far)

The Atlantic hurricane season is not quite over yet, but it has already set many new milestones.… Read More

Scientists Consider Whether to Cause Global Cooling

Researchers are unsure how far they should push "geoengineering" experiments.… Read More

Climate Clippings: Lawsuits, the ‘Climate Gap,’ and a Better Drive

Courts could break stalemate on climate talks, California climate bill veto, and LED lamps make for easier driving in a Dutch tunnel.… Read More

What Role Might Climate Change Have Played in the Recent East Coast Deluge?

Heavy rains shattered records at the end of September, and climate research shows such extreme precipitation events are becoming more common.… Read More

Climate Clippings: Storm Barriers, Wind Potential and King Coal’s Stumble

A test of Rotterdam's defenses, a new look at U.S. offshore wind potential, and King Coal takes a tumble. … Read More

In San Francisco Bay, A Question Whether to Build or Retreat

A California project foreshadows hard choices for coastal cities weighing benefits and costs of new development.… Read More