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MIT News | May 09, 2013

Cirrus clouds form around mineral dust and metallic particles, study finds.

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National Journal | May 09, 2013

By Coral Davenport

Kerry Emanuel registered as a Republican as soon he turned 18, in 1973. The...

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The Atlantic | Apr 29, 2013

By Charles C. Mann

New technology and a little-known energy source suggest that fossil fuels may not be finite. This would be a miracle—and a nightmare.

As the great research ship Chikyu left Shimizu in January to mine the explosive ice...

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By: Janet Pelley                                                                                                                                                                                        March 28, 2013

By 2100, the world population will...

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Most efforts to address carbon emissions focus on preventing them from entering the atmosphere in the first place. But how to get rid of CO2 already there? Start-ups are developing prototype air-capture systems.

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WBUR | Apr 16, 2013

Of all the uncertainties climate change presents, its impact on the production and distribution of food is one of the greatest. We are already feeling the effects: 2012 was a bad year for farmers, with droughts and erratic weather decimating crops and pushing up...

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Washington Post | Mar 14, 2013

On Tuesday, four Democrats in Congress unveiled a brand-new proposal...

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Washington Post | Feb 23, 2013

By Brad Plumer
February 22, 2013

What’s the best way to curtail gasoline consumption? Economists tend to agree on the answer here: Higher gas taxes at the pump are more effective than stricter fuel-economy standards for cars and trucks.

Much more effective, in fact. A...