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Entries by Bill Chameides from 09/2012

Obama's Energy Plan by the Numbers

| Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

What does the Obama administration plan for our energy future? To find out, we'll let the words tell the story.

Not a Hoax: Climate Change Shows Up in a Presidential Acceptance Speech

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

In his acceptance speech last night Obama seemed a bit short on specifics for what his second term would mean in the area of policy. His campaign's response to Science Debate's question on climate represents a similar approach.

Do Organic Foods Promote Better Health?

| Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

The interesting (and disturbing) fact is that if you count yourself among those who want no part of pesticides in food, the Stanford study likely confirms your belief that organics are better. But if you just read the headlines and media hype on the paper, you would miss that entirely.

What Does a Record Arctic Thaw Mean?

| Posted 09.21.2012 | Green

It's now official: The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice melt blows past the previous record low. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, "Arctic...

What Does a Record Arctic Thaw Mean?

| Posted 09.21.2012 | Green

If greenhouse gases continue to rise, all models predict that the planet is headed to a future with an Arctic that is ice-free in the summer. The predictions of when this will occur vary by model, from as soon as a decade or two from now to closer to the end of the century.

Climate Conundrum: Invoking a Pause

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

What can neuroscientists and artists bring to the table in a climate science discussion? A lot.