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Predictions of Sea Level Rise Are Increasing

  • Published: Dec 21st, 2009

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.

Solar Power from Space: Moving Beyond Science Fiction

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009

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.

Report Gives Sobering View of Warming’s Impact on US

  • Published: Jun 30th, 2009

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.

Freeman Dyson Takes on the Climate Establishment

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2009

YALE E360 - Princeton physicist Freeman Dyson has been roundly criticized for insisting global warming is not an urgent problem, with many climate scientists dismissing him as woefully ill-informed. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Dyson explains his iconoclastic views and why he believes they have stirred such controversy.

As Effects of Warming Grow, U.N. Report is Quickly Dated

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2009

YALE E360 - Issued less than two years ago, the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a voluminous and impressive document. Yet key portions of the report are already out of date, as evidence shows the impacts of warming intensifying from the Arctic to Antarctica.

Monster from the Past

  • Published: Feb 4th, 2009

What a giant snake from 58 million years B.C. may be telling us about climate change.