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Climate is back on the table

Contrarian efforts notwithstanding, climate will be a significant issue in the coming elections. [23 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] A close reading of the scientific discussion around global warming leaves no doubt that they got the basic physics right over … Continue reading

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While the debate rages, so does the climate

The growing gap between public support for action and the scientific evidence is driving senior scientists to distraction. [5 July 2011 | Peter Boyer] Neither Al Gore nor yours truly seems to have much to say these days, lamented a … Continue reading

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Climate remains a top concern through troubling times

The economy has pushed its way to the top of people’s concerns, but action to address climate change continues to loom large in public opinion. Continue reading

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