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The nearly five-year drought afflicting California and Nevada has restricted water usage, emptied reservoirs to historic low levels, and even caused the land to sink
ELKO, NEVADA – Carol Evans parked the Bureau of Land Management pickup truck and stepped out onto dusty earth cracked with the scars of drought.
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Wallace Broecker works at the forefront of climate science, an elder statesman of global research at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. He grew up
Climate change critics are pointing to a 15-year period of stable global temperatures to suggest that global warming has stopped.
With the Earth in a warming climate at stake, preparing for the future means understanding the past. That’s where paleoclimate scientists come in. 
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Climate scientists are confirming the latest United Nations forecast of rising sea levels, shrinking glaciers and intensifying heat due to human activities that lock ever more greenhouse gases in the


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