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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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

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