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Does More CO2 Mean More Poison Ivy?

Adding carbon dioxide to the air may help poison ivy grow, studies show. But the projections are not quite as itchy as they may first appear.…

Climate in Context: August 20, 2010

New study offers rays of hope for solar power, while another shows cause for concern about the planet’s carbon cycle.

Warming Waters Add New Pressures to an Ancient Livelihood

DAILY CLIMATE - Regulators traditionally react to falling fish stocks by putting additional curbs on fishing - an approach that may not work a…

The Climate Connection to Dengue Fever

The US is experiencing a resurgence of dengue fever, transmitted by mosquitoes.

New England’s Stately Oaks and Hemlocks Give Way as the Region Warms

DAILY CLIMATE - Spring did not come for the oaks of Martha's Vineyard. In the denuded branches, scientists see a fingerprint of climate chang…

Plants and Climate Change: It’s Not That Simple

A new study illustrates subtleties of plant/climate relationships.

Pushing Wetlands to the Brink

Oil could further imperil Louisiana’s already deteriorating wetlands.

Managers Face the ‘Coastal Squeeze’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Coastal and marine resource managers learn about climate change adaptation.

Hunting, Fishing Groups Angle for Adaptation Efforts

DAILY CLIMATE - Coalition outlines more than 50 conservation projects to help game and fish adapt to climate change; billions of dollars neede…

As Whales Head North, Arctic Biologists Play Catch-Up

DAILY CLIMATE - With climate change transforming the Arctic, biologists are scrambling to understand the impact on gray whales and other creat…

Recent western tree-kill by bark beetles has been the worst recorded

Tree-kill by bark beetles has recently spiked in Washington State

Warming climate is helping bark beetles spread in the West

Bark beetle outbreaks may influence forest fire risk

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…

Tripod Fire Satellite View

The August 2006 Tripod Complex Fire burned some 180,000 acres of beetle-damaged forest in central Washington State.

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers arou…

A River Keeper’s View of Climate Change

Gordon Rogers, River Keeper of Georgia's Little Satilla River, shows us the impacts he sees in a precious ecosystem along Georgia's coast.…

What We Know For Sure

No scientist disputes that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas and that it is increasing in the atmosphere. And careful detective work shows th…

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

Coal generates carbon dioxide when combusted, which is causing the world to warm. In Georgia, a state that gets over 60 percent of its electri…

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Renewable Fuel Standard The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008.

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