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Stories by Richard B. Alley2 articles archived since 1845

Abrupt Climate Change

Winter temperatures plummeting six degrees Celsius and sudden droughts scorching farmland around the globe are not just the stuff of scary movies. Such striking climate jumps have happened before--sometimes within a matter of years

November 1, 2004 — Richard B. Alley

Greenland Ice Cores: Frozen in Time

Ice, frozen in place for tens of thousands of years, provides scientists with clues to pastand futureclimate

February 1, 1998 — Richard B. Alley and Michael L. Bender

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