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Could These Plants Help Slow Climate Change?

Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

From Marc Lallanilla, Life's Little Mysteries Assistant Editor: Could plants help to slow the march of global warming? It's possible, suggests a...

Doubling Down on Our Faustian Bargain

Dr. James Hansen | Posted 05.31.2013 | Green
Dr. James Hansen

Humanity's Faustian climate bargain is well known. Humans have been pumping both greenhouse gases (mainly CO2) and aerosols (fine particles) into the atmosphere for more than a century. Is the new data we present here good news or bad news, and how does it alter the "Faustian bargain"?

BP Lands the '2010 Accidental Earth Experiment' Prize!!!

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with Award Achieved Through Remarkable Corporate Focus on Negligence and Incompetence While BP has distanced itself ...

What If We Hadn't Cut Back On CFCs? A Scary World

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Here's rare good news about an environmental crisis: We dodged disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-munching che...

Planetary Watch: Aerosols Continue to Puzzle

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

After posting on Hong Kong air quality and China's seemingly constant haze and cloudiness, I arrived home to find an interesting new paper on the link between pollution and clouds.