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September 22, 2011
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Deep Oceans May Mask Global Warming for Years at a Time

*Computer simulations of global climate lead to new conclusions* Earth’s deep oceans may absorb enough heat at times to flatten the rate of global warming for periods of as long as a decade–even in the midst of longer-term warming. This … Continue reading

August 14, 2011
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Arctic Ice Melt Could Pause in Coming Decades

*Researchers find unexpected results in study of ice cover in the Arctic* Despite the rapid retreat of Arctic sea ice in recent years, the ice may temporarily stabilize or somewhat expand at times over the next few decades, new research … Continue reading

June 25, 2011
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Economic Cost of Weather May Total $485 Billion in U.S.

*Routine weather events can add up to huge annual economic impact* Everything has its price, even the weather. New research indicates that routine weather events such as rain and cooler-than-average days can add up to an annual economic impact of … Continue reading

June 11, 2011
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Air Quality Worsened by Paved Surfaces

*Widespread urban development alters weather patterns* New research focusing on the Houston area suggests that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being … Continue reading

October 20, 2010
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Drought May Threaten Much of Globe Within Decades

*Dryness likely to increase substantially across Eurasia, Africa, Australia* The United States and many other heavily populated countries face a growing threat of severe and prolonged drought in coming decades, according to results of a new study by National Center … Continue reading