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Clean Air Laws Helped California Reduce Key Player in Global Warming, Study Says

  • Published: Dec 14th, 2010

According to a new study, California's clean air laws cut soot concentrations, a key cause of global warming, by about 50 percent.

Got A Computer? Do Some Climate Science

  • Published: Nov 24th, 2010

By getting the public to join their modeling efforts, researchers hope to overcome future climate and weather uncertainty.

How La Niña May Affect Your Ski Vacation

  • Published: Nov 12th, 2010

A strong La Niña event may give some ski areas, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, bonus snowfall this year.

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

  • Published: Nov 4th, 2010

Arctic researcher Jason Box is going to great lengths to recover on-the-ground images of the extraordinary loss of ice from the Petermann Glacier.

La Niña Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2010

A new report details just how the cooling now underway in the Pacific is going to make for strange weather this winter.

The Many Eccentricities of Hurricane Season 2010 (So Far)

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2010

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

Scientists Consider Whether to Cause Global Cooling

  • Published: Oct 19th, 2010

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

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

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2010

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