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Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 13, 2017 0

In 628 months, there hasn’t been a cool one. That’s more than 52 years. “Global warming has made cold scarce,” writes Brian Kahn in an April 19, 2017, article published on the Climate Central

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The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2017 2

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and—in geological terms—it may be the start of a new name for our era. The International Union of Geological Sciences, the professional organization in charge of defining periods

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Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2016 1

Thanks to some newly discovered aerial photographs from the 1930s, we can now see the retreat of some Greenland glaciers through time. Watch!

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Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2016 0

There are some new colonists ready to take over Antarctica. They aren’t human—yet. But an international study, led by the Australian National University (ANU), has found that several forms of marine life can now

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Video: BP’s Oil Spill—Lost Islands and Relocated Birds

Video: BP’s Oil Spill—Lost Islands and Relocated Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 28, 2015 8

The many news reports regarding the consequences of rapid climate change have made us all familiar with the fact that some islands may soon disappear due to rising sea levels. But you may be

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Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2015 14

Words are my business; I’m intrigued by them and the power they have. As an environmental writer, I am particularly interested in the terms we have to describe the natural world: is a particular

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