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Winter in Florida
Winter in Florida
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Creative Oasis Isolated under a roof
Creative Oasis Isolated under a roof
Biosphere 2 is a 3.15-acre (12,700 m2) structure originally built to be a man-made, materially-closed ecological system in Oracle, Arizona by Space Biosphere Ventures, a joint venture whose principal officers were John P. Allen, inventor and Executive Director, and Margret Augustine, CEO. Constructed...
Temperature Will Soar in Some U.S. States Within the Century
Temperature Will Soar in Some U.S. States Within the Century
The heat is on. We all know climate change is a very real and very dangerous fact of life, and many people are changing their lives in an attempt to stop it. But just how hot could things get? The Nature Conservancy has developed a new online tool called the ClimateWizard, which maps past and projected...
Investment in geo-engineering needed immediately
Investment in geo-engineering needed immediately
Experiments on giant sunshades for the Earth and vast forests of artificial trees must begin immediately, according to the Royal Society, to ensure such mega-engineering plans are available as a safety net in case global talks to combat climate change fail. The scientists spent a year assessing geo-engineering...
Arctic at warmest levels in 2,000 years or more
Arctic at warmest levels in 2,000 years or more
New research shows that the Arctic reversed a long-term cooling trend and began warming rapidly in recent decades. The blue line shows estimates of Arctic temperatures over the last 2,000 years, based on proxy records from lake sediments, ice cores and tree rings. The green line shows the long-term cooling...
Oil companies undermining climate partnership
Oil companies undermining climate partnership
Early in 2007, a coalition of big companies broke ranks with corporate America and declared that global warming was a real, grave threat. The United States Climate Action Partnership changed the national debate over warming. Executives from member companies such as DuPont, Ford Motor Co. and PG&E...