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Climate change: Don't wait until you can feel it

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence for the impending dangers of human-made climate change, policy decisions leading to substantial emissions reduction have been slow. New work from Carnegie's Katharine ...

dateApr 25, 2014 in Environment
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'Come out of the forest' to save the trees

Forestry experts have called for a new approach to managing land and tackling climate change – challenging the ongoing debate that forests have to be sacrificed for the sake of rural development and food security.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Environment
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Protecting biodiversity

The Congo Basin is an unruly ribbon of tropical forest: Over a million square miles spanning six countries in Central Africa, running inward along the equator from the continent's western coast. It is the ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Ecology
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China wrestles with cost of cleaner environment

(AP)—Facing public outrage over smog-choked cities and filthy rivers, China's leaders are promising to clean up the country's neglected environment—a pledge that sets up a clash with political pressures ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Environment
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Policy briefing analyzes US climate change

A Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist and Texas A&M University doctoral graduate have co-authored a policy briefing on climate change, one of seven publications focusing on energy in the U.S.

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Environment
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SimCity rebuilt for modern life

A 10-year wait ends Tuesday with the arrival of 'SimCity,' a computer game that challenges players to build thriving cities in the face of conditions such as limited funds and climate change.

dateMar 05, 2013 in Software
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