A World of Water, Seen From Space


Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world’s water works.

Citizen Scientists: Now You Can Link the UK Winter Deluge To Climate Change


Anyone with a computer can now join an Oxford University research project to reveal what role global warming played the UK’s record-breaking wet winter.

Low-Lying Islands Are Going To Drown, so Should we Even Bother Trying To Save Their Ecosystems?


A new study raises this troubling question.

Global Warming Slowdown “Does not Invalidate Climate Change”


National science academies of the US and the UK say longer-term warming trend is still evident.

Obama Has a Good Transportation Plan. Now we Just Need To Raise the Gas Tax To Pay for it.

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If you can’t pass good legislation, at least promote good ideas.


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