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Long-standing climate paradox resolved

( —Climate scientists have long documented the strong control of Earth's orbital variations on the waxing and waning of the great ice ages, when huge "pluvial" lakes filled the valley floors of the Great Basin. ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change as a matter of public health

For a long time people perceived climate change as an environmental issue–the concern of environmentalists, the concern of a few. It was reframed as a justice issue at the turn of the 21st century, when it became clear ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Environment
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Arctic lakes show climate on thin ice

( —Ice in northern Alaska's lakes during winter months is on the decline. Twenty years of satellite radar imagery show how changes in our climate are affecting high-latitude environments.

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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