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Tom Zeller Jr.

Global Warming: Nature Can't Save Us From Ourselves | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green

The notion that nature itself will act as a check on the atmospheric excesses of humanity has long held a fair amount of appeal, not least because it ...

Antarctic Thaw Could Slow Global Warming, Sort Of

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The possible shutdown of the "thermohaline circulation" is an example of a negative feedback that is too strong -- it takes us out of the frying pan and into the freezer.