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Where should you live to escape climate change? Welcome to Boise!

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:58:37 GMT

A satellite image of the Arctic. Scientists say some cities will remain relatively safe places to live even as climate change causes sea levels to rise.Bets for avoiding the worst droughts, wildfires and floods also include Portland, Me., San Francisco, Detroit and — surprise — New York City.

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The Secret Life of Krill

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:30:00 GMT

The krill is food for whales, sea birds, penguins, squid and seals. But those predators are now in competition with commercial fisheries.Scientists are trying to learn what melting sea ice means for the pinkish, feathery-limbed crustacean that sustains penguins, sea birds and whales.

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Katharine Hayhoe, a Climate Explainer Who Stays Above the Storm

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 17:30:04 GMT

Katharine Hayhoe photographed at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Virginia. “Katharine Hayhoe is a national treasure,” said Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.“If you begin a conversation with, ‘You’re an idiot,’ that’s the end of the conversation, too,” says the Texas Tech scientist, an evangelical Christian spreading a gospel on warming.

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Nations, Fighting Powerful Refrigerant That Warms Planet, Reach Landmark Deal

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:05:45 GMT

A binding accord on a heat-trapping chemical used in air-conditioners and refrigerators could have a greater impact on global warming than the Paris pact of 2015.

Success Spoils a U.S. Program to Round Up Wild Horses

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:20:51 GMT

Robert Hughes maintains just over 4,000 horses on thousands of acres of his Oklahoma ranch. “I basically run an old folks home for horses,” he said.The U.S. has struggled to limit wild horse populations since Congress passed a law in 1971 protecting the animals on public land in 10 Western states.

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Scientists Inspect the Great Barrier Reef, From 28,000 Feet Above

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:48:07 GMT

Researchers preparing to collect data off Lizard Island, Australia, for a study of the Great Barrier Reef that will also use aerial images.A NASA flying laboratory is using a specially designed sensor in a search for answers about what is killing large sections of the world’s coral reefs.

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Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 14:26:46 GMT

Highway 80, the only road to Tybee Island, Ga., in June. High tides are forcing the road to close several times a year.Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical.

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For Clinton and Trump, There’s Little Debating a Climate Change Divide

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:01:19 GMT

Former Vice President Al Gore with Hillary Clinton last Tuesday at a rally in Miami, where climate change was a major topic.Most Americans say they are interested in the issue, but it came up only once in the first two debates and is not among topics listed for the third.

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Trilobites: Robotic Mussels Track Rising Temperatures for Climate Research

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:10:16 GMT

Robotic mussels contain thermometers and data loggers that record the temperature every 10 minutes, approximating the internal temperature of the actual mussels nearby.Brian Helmuth, the marine scientist who devised them about 18 years ago, says they are an example of “biomimicry,” a relatively new field.

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