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As Whales Head North, Arctic Biologists Play Catch-Up

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - With climate change transforming the Arctic, biologists are scrambling to understand the impact on gray whales and other creatures living in the region.

The Secret of Sea Level Rise: It Will Vary Greatly by Region

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2010

YALE E360 - As the world warms, sea levels could easily rise three to six feet this century. But increases will vary widely by region, with prevailing winds, powerful ocean currents, and even the gravitational pull of the polar ice sheets determining whether some coastal areas will be inundated while others stay dry.

Global Cooling is Bunk, Draft NASA Study Finds

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - Global warming has neither stopped nor slowed in the past decade, according to a draft analysis of temperature data by NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

Study: Can Hurricanes Cause Climate Change?

  • Published: Feb 25th, 2010

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.

Fuel from Tobacco?

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

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

Ethanol’s Contrasting Carbon Footprints

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2010

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.

Studies Predict Fewer But Stronger Hurricanes

  • Published: Jan 22nd, 2010

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

Climate Change: How Fast Is the Earth Shifting?

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2009

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