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Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: May 20 2016 13:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado scientists: global warming taking human toll 20.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Global warming may be taking a toll on human lives, such as low-income farmers in hot, rural tropical regions, Colorado-based scientists have found.
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Study challenges how climate change doubters look at data 18.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields. The trick? Disguising the data - and its interpretation - as if it was part of an argument about something else entirely. “What we find is that whatever so called climate skeptics say about ⅛climate⅜ data just doesn’t characterize the data adequately,” said Stephan L...
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Study: Warming giving U.S. type of weather we prefer — for now 21.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the past 40 years, which may explain why much of the public doesn't rank climate change as big a threat as do scientists and the rest of the world, a new study suggests.
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Hurricane forecast pioneer, climate change critic Gray dies at 86 17.4.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
William Gray, a pioneer in hurricane forecasting, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado State University announced.
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Guest Commentry: Protecting wolverines from Fish and Wildlife 16.4.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
In his stinging rebuttal earlier this month of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's "eleventh-hour" decision to suddenly reverse itself and deny protections for the estimated 300 wolverines remaining in the lower 48 states, Judge Dana Christensen revealed an agency grasping for research to support its predetermined conclusion.
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The most important mystery about US climate change policy 14.4.2016 Durango Herald
(c) 2016, The Washington Post.
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New report: West Coast waters face double threat 13.4.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
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Washington Post: As the seas rise 4.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
“I just think we have much bigger risks,” Donald Trump told us last week. We had asked the Republican presidential candidate about human-caused climate change, a phenomenon in which he said he is “not a big believer.” Don’t good business leaders hedge against risks, spending something now to avoid potentially negative outcomes later? “I think our biggest form of climate change we should worry about is nuclear weapons,” he responded. Trump is not alone among Republicans in citing other scary prob...
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County by county, the West braces for rise in mosquito-borne diseases 31.3.2016 High Country News Most Recent
As the climate warms, mosquitoes thrive, and communities try to figure out how to prevent disease outbreak.
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Report takes closer look at wild weather's ties to climate change 13.3.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
From Hurricane Katrina to Superstorm Sandy to last year's devastating heat wave in India, the question never ceases to arise: Did global warming cause this?
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Bill Gates Q&A on climate change: 'We need a miracle' 23.2.2016 Denver Post: Business
All we need is an energy miracle. No pressure, kids.So came the call from Bill Gates on Monday evening with the release of his annual ...
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Invasive plants beat natives in climate adaptation race 16.2.2016 High Country News Most Recent
In California, native and endemic plants are slower to shift their ranges in response to climate change, a study shows.
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Ted Cruz keeps saying that satellites don't show global warming. Here's the problem 31.1.2016 Durango Herald
(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Last week, when NASA and NOAA jointly announced that 2015 was the hottest year on record by a sizable margin, the news may have seemed purely factual in nature.
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How do we define climate pollution's cost to society? 27.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Every year, the government recalculates how much money a metric ton of carbon costs us.
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How to shelter mountain streams in a changing world 18.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
New maps offer hope that cold water can protect native fish from the worst of climate change.
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Rocky Mountain meltdown: CU scientists find glaciers shrinking 13.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado scientists using ground-penetrating radar have found climate change is shrinking glaciers and other icy terrain in the Rocky Mountains — raising concerns about water supplies.
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“We’ve all lost” in bet about climate change, says Durango man 24.12.2015 Durango Herald
It may seem backward, but Durango resident Richard Grossman actually wanted to lose a $5,000 bet with former Exxon Mobile executive Roger Cohen, who denied climate change is a major problem, on whether the average global temperature on Earth would rise or fall over a decade.Though the wager was set to end in 2017, Cohen, taking the...
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Is the West ready for the impacts of climate change? 16.12.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A new report shows most states are vulnerable to future increases in extreme heat, drought, and flooding.
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Asia's coastal cities face challenge of rising seas 10.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW DELHI (AP) — The future will be a watery one for some of the world's biggest cities. Predicted sea level increases this century mean many face increased flooding, stronger storm surges and unpredictable weather.
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Boulder science making its mark at Paris climate talks 10.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As the Paris climate change talks head toward the finish line with an outcome still to be determined, a prominent Boulder contributor is expressing cautious optimism.
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