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High mountains warming faster than expected

High elevation environments around the world may be warming much faster than previously thought, according to members of an international research team including Raymond Bradley, director of the Climate System Research Center ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Environment
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What happens to peaches when the chill is gone?

The warmer-than-normal temperatures of 2012—the fourth warmest year on record in South Carolina—signal potential challenges for growers of the state's best-known fruit. Peaches need cold weather to produce flowers and ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Other
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