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    Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming

    Tue Nov 10, 2:15 pm ET PARIS (AFP) – Global warming has been blamed for the alarming loss of ice shelves in Antarctica, but a new study says newly-exposed areas of sea are now soaking up some of the carbon gas that causes the problem. Scientists led by Lloyd Peck of the British Antarctic...
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    Holes in the Earth: 170 and Counting

    When a meteorite struck Earth before humans were around to watch, did it still make a "splat?" Although it's too late to witness the many pummelings our planet has already seen, scientists are still finding the humongous holes left here by long ago impacting space rocks. At last count, there...
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    A story shared by my friend 'Alderbaren'

    Here's another story, that a little Native American inspiration for me. As I mentioned, I worked in Washington state for 15 years at a hydro plant. As the plant was situated a little remotely, the company provided housing for it's operators. And for several years, my next door neighbor was a...
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    The Global-Warming Crusaders

    George Giles Lew Rockwell.com Monday, October 26, 2009 The Global-Warming Crusade has been prosecuted vociferously for more than 20 years. Far too many scientists have jumped on this politically hot topic and its corollary public-grant-funding potential. An intragovernmental body has been...
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    Doug Casey on Global Warming

    Lew Rockwell.com Friday, Oct 9th, 2009 Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator L: [Phone rings. It’s Doug Casey, whose gravelly, "Lobo, let’s talk!" always makes me smile.] Hi Doug! What’s on your mind? Doug: Global warming. People like my fanatical neighbors here in...
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    Stanford U. Bans Skeptical Climate Film from Airing Interview

    Marc*Morano Climate Depot Wednesday, Oct 7th, 2009 Stanford University has banned a skeptical documentary film from airing a climate change interview with one of its prominent warming activist professors, Stephen Schneider. After legal threats from Stanford University — apparently on behalf of...
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    Obama, China vow urgent action on climate change

    UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao each vowed urgent action Tuesday to cool an overheating planet, even as prospects dimmed for a full treaty by the end of the year. The world's two biggest greenhouse-gas polluting nations were the focus at the U.N.'s...
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    Skywriting (excerpts)

    The sky leaves every possibility wide open, its wraparound screen receptive to any scene unfolding on its surface: constellations fluttering in cosmic gales, planes plying trade routes across continents, shooting stars detached like retinas, sun rays adding decorative motifs. Primed with a wash...
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    limate Change: Polar Satellite Still in Planning Stage

    Climate Change: Polar Satellite Still in Planning Stage by Julio Godoy* - Tierramérica (berlin)Saturday, March 14, 2009 Inter Press Service When the European Space Agency (ESA) designed the original CryoSat ice-monitoring satellite, not all scientists accepted global warming as an urgent...
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    Iceman mummy has no modern kin

    ‘Iceman’ Mummy Has No Modern Kin Thursday, October 30, 2008; 12:00 AM Sparking a new mystery about early man, Italian scientists have unraveled the DNA of the 5,300-year-old “Iceman” mummy, only to discover that he doesn’t appear to have modern descendants anywhere near where he was found in...
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