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Evidence for human-induced climate change grows

Independent: No single weather event can prove or disprove climate change, but in its review of 2013 the world’s leading meteorological authority suggests that many of last year’s weather extremes are likely to have been heavily influenced by rising global temperatures. Continue reading

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Front-row seats to climate change

PhysOrg: By day, insects provide the white noise of the South, but the night belongs to the amphibians. In a typical year, the Southern air hangs heavy from the humidity and the sounds of wildlife. The Southeast, home to more than 140 species of frogs, toads and salamanders, is the center of amphibian biodiversity in our nation. Continue reading

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Q & A: How Many Pounds of Carbon Dioxide Does Our Forest Absorb?

New York Times: Q. My family owns a 40-acre woodlot of relatively mature deciduous trees. How many pounds of carbon dioxide does such a forest absorb in a typical year Continue reading

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Taking it to the Extreme: 2011’s Off the Charts Weather and Climate Stats

Climate Central: There are the unusual weather events that strike the U.S. during a typical year, and then there are the extreme weather and climate events of 2011. Continue reading

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