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Climate Change: Going to Extremes

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Global warming's influence on extreme weather is one thing, but what about its effect on volcanoes? The idea that volcanic activity could be driven by climate change seems a bit far-fetched, right? No, says Steffen Kutterolf of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and colleagues.

The Dark Side of Free Speech

Grace Nasri | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Grace Nasri

Should circumstances affect the limits of protected speech? Does the fact that New York at the time was under a state of emergency with an already devastated population, warrant a different set of rules?

Our Love-Hate Relationship With Frankenstorms and Hurricane Sandy and Why We Must End It

Michael Shank | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Michael Shank

There are two key obstacles that stand in the way of us preventing more Hurricane Sandy frankenstorms from ever reaching our shores. The first is obvious and has to do with our lifestyles. The second has to do with our attraction to danger and fear.