Kent Garber

Apr. 10, 2009

Obama, Congress, and Climate Change

We'll get an update on the prospects for US policy dealing with climate change. Will the government be able to make progress on climate change while the economy dominates the policy stage?

climate change, policy, congress, obama, global warming

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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