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The Struggle for the Future is Behind Us

new research shows that even if all emissions were stopped now, temperatures would remain higher than pre-Industrial Revolution levels because the greenhouse gases already emitted are likely to persist in the atmosphere for thousands of years. In fact, it is … Continue reading

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Great floods, simple sources

William Shakespeare: Great floods have flown from simple sources. Jeff Masters: The year 2010 was one the worst years in world history for high-impact floods. But just three weeks into the new year, 2011 has already had an entire year’s … Continue reading

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The Ice Reveals Its Secrets

“When I found the pilot, he was still strapped into his seat, crunched over like he was sleeping, some black hair falling from his skull,” said Eulalio González, 49, the climber who carried Mr. Pabón’s mummified body down the mountain. … Continue reading

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