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A positive step in the face of uncertainty

Enormous uncertainty. These two words describe the condition of Phoenix's climate and water supply in the 21st century. Reservoirs have dipped to their lowest levels, continuous drought has plagued the state and forecasts ...

Dec 14, 2010 1 / 5 (2) 1

Optimizing climate change reduction

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology have taken a new approach on examining a proposal to fix the warming planet. So-called geoengineering ideas—large-scale projects to change ...

Sep 16, 2010 1 / 5 (2) 1

Figuring out where to put the carbon

(PhysOrg.com) -- To meet our immediate energy needs without exacerbating climate change, most experts agree, we’ll need to find a way to store the carbon dioxide given off by the combustion of coal, oil ...

Jan 11, 2010 1 / 5 (4) 1

Dramatic expansion of dead zones in the oceans

Unchecked global warming would leave ocean dwellers gasping for breath. Dead zones are low-oxygen areas in the ocean where higher life forms such as fish, crabs and clams are not able to live. In shallow coastal regions, ...

Jan 25, 2009 3.1 / 5 (15) 19