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Part 5: Energy For Life






Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa [Note from the editor: This is the fifth in a series of blog entries that will focus on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and will be a great insight into the current understanding of the science.] Nearly all the energy entering the climate system comes […]

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Part 4: The Land






Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa. [Note from the editor: This is the fourth in a series of blog entries that will focus on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and will be a great insight into the current understanding of the science.] Many characteristics of the climate are influenced by the […]

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New Englanders Adapt to Winter Climate Change






Many politicians in the nation’s capital are still in denial that human activity is contributing significantly to global climate change. Meanwhile, climate will continue to change regardless of the current state of the debate, and New Englanders are finding ways of adapting to later autumns, earlier springs, and milder winters. Dr. Alan Betts, one of […]

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Global Dimming: A response to Woo Yun’s Article






By Toni Rosati A Response to Woo Yun’s Article: “The Implications of Global Dimming and Global Warming” While the author, Woo Yun, is correct in stating that global dimming may directly relate to the effects of global warming, the article does not address far more serious concerns that stem from the causes of global dimming. […]

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