Kerry Emanuel

Feb. 04, 2011

Taking The Politics Out Of Climate Science

Why 'conservative' doesn't have to mean 'climate change denier.'

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Apr. 18, 2008

Hurricanes and Global Warming

In 2005, climate researchers said that there appeared to be a statistical link between global warming and stronger hurricanes. Now, using new models of the atmosphere, one of those scientists says the link may not be so clear after all.

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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