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Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 2, 2014 4

We Earthlings are lucky. While other planets in our solar system are either blistering hot or bitterly cold, the surface of Earth has relatively mild and stable temperatures. We get to enjoy these conditions

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New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 4, 2014 11

The United Nations’ report on climate change released on Sunday, November 2, 2014, predicted a gloomy future for the residents of planet Earth. It stated that the dangers of human-caused climate change are no

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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 18

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report—the result of a science-based

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Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2014 4

Forests are important for our welfare for a very long list of reasons, a few of which are: they provide us with medicines; they manufacture breathable air: just one adult, leafy tree can produce

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The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 6, 2012 9

Animals and plants are shrinking, and most scientists believe that global warming is the cause. Recently, researchers examined 85 species and found that 45 percent of them have been steadily decreasing in size from

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When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 9, 2011 7

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is currently on its 39th consecutive day of temperatures in the triple digits. The region might soon break its record of 42 consecutive days at 100 or above, set in 1980. And

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