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Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

Republican. Climate Change Believer. Really.

To find a conservative politician who believes in climate change? It's easier to find skinny whales. 

10 Mar 2014

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Underwater Forest Appears

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

  • 1062
Recovering Reefs

Recovering Reefs

Coral restoration efforts show progress.

  • 267
Air Pollution Animated

Air Pollution Animated

Animators help tell a pollution story.

  • 11610
The Future is in Hydrogen

The Future is in Hydrogen

A renewable energy breakthrough, maybe.

  • 587
Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Creatively thinking resilience.

  • 268
Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

Visualizing climate science data.

  • 1538
Curious Bird

Curious Bird

Researchers receive a curious visitor.

  • 224
Last Message

Last Message

Opportunity's final contact.

  • 299
Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air

Natural reminders for Valentine's Day.

  • 260
Opportunity Signs Off

Opportunity Signs Off

A voyage of exploration concludes.

  • 270
Kuiper Belt Pancakes

Kuiper Belt Pancakes

Data refinement changes intrepretation.

  • 291
Rainforest Plantsmen

Rainforest Plantsmen

Rainforest plants...new uses!

  • 317
Photography's Silent Drama

Photography's Silent Drama

Sebastiao Salgado

  • 279
Billion Dollar Disasters

Billion Dollar Disasters

Extreme weather events are multiplying.

  • 281
Earth's Driest Place

Earth's Driest Place

The Atacama as Mars analog.

  • 1079
Risk Independence

Risk Independence

The new frontiers of Sundance storytelling.

  • 354
Polar Extremes

Polar Extremes

Bi-polar disorders.

  • 320
Nepal Reflections

Nepal Reflections

Remembrances from Nepal

  • 328
Visualizing Climate Data

Visualizing Climate Data

NASA & NOAA use illustration tools.

  • 307
A Polar Vortex Descends

A Polar Vortex Descends

Another extreme weather event.

  • 342
Arctic Greening

Arctic Greening

The Arctic is greening, and fast.

  • 1816
Melting Tundra

Melting Tundra

Permafrost can explode.

  • 1795
Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Launching Rocks, Building Mountains

Traveling by bus can be hazardous.

  • 1835
"The Garden of Eden Is No More"

"The Garden of Eden Is No More"

David Attenborough interviewed at Davos forum.

  • 375
Look & See

Look & See

A Portrait of Wendell Berry.

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Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

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