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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.

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 Yet key portions of the report are already out of date, as evidence shows the impacts of warming intensifying from the Arctic to Antarctica.