Will Sandy’s Legacy Loom As Large As it Should Past 2012?

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There’s a lot to be learned from 2012′s biggest storm, if our attention span can hold out long enough.

New Report Finds That West Antarctica Is Warming at an Alarming Rate

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In a region where melting could contribute *10 feet* of global sea-level rise, new measurements show temperatures ticking up twice as fast as previously thought.

As Secretary of State, John Kerry Would Be a Climate Hawk

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He’d bring a fierce record from the Senate.

The World Bank’s Climate Hypocrisy

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It’s enough to give you whiplash.

What Does Obesity Have to Do with Climate Change?

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Plenty, say some scientists.

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