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His father, geochemist Charles David Keeling, had just begun an ambitious project to measure carbon dioxide in the air at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano. His initial
Conversations about rising oceans, shifting monsoons, glacial quakes and climate change past and present animated the group gathered round a bonfire in the middle of
Scientists at the Comer Abrupt Climate Change Conference talk about the role of carbon dioxide in global warming. Geochemist Sidney Hemming of Columbia University kicks off
Humble diatoms, single-celled organisms that live in the water, help scientists piece together some of the mysteries of climate change. Researcher Anitra Ingalls, of the University
As glaciers and ice sheets melt at an ever-increasing rate, scientists accelerate their pace to piece together the climate change puzzle before the earth gets
Three titans of climate change science -  Wallace Broecker, Richard Alley and George Denton - warn that global warming is real and requires immediate action.
There’s no escaping the hot topic of climate change. For the second time in less than a month, President Obama’s top science adviser, John P. Holdren,
Earthquakes triggered as glaciers break apart in Greenland can be felt as far away as South Dakota.  Seismologist Meredith Nettles knows their force firsthand because she
The Arctic is warming, and that’s not a good thing.  Yarrow Axford, a geologist at Northwestern University, is studying the temperature history of the Arctic using
Large-scale carbon capture could bridge the way to renewable energy sources, according to Columbia University geochemist Klaus Lackner. The technology could offset the greenhouse gas


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