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Will the U.S. solve the climate change problem?

Either the ingenuity unleashed by the United States own special mix of free markets and government regulation will solve the climate change crisis or the rest of the world, having witnessed an American government content to stick its head in the sand, will forcibly compel the country into a green future...

March 29, 2008 — David Biello
Pythons Warm to the U.S.

Pythons Warm to the U.S.

Discarded pet Burmese pythons are breeding in the Everglades--and climate change could make a third of the US potential python habitat. Steve Mirsky reports.

March 7, 2008

Science, Science Everywhere: AAAS Conference Highlights

In this episode, we'll hear about the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which took place last week in Boston. Nobel Laureate and AAAS President David Baltimore talks about the ongoing challenges of HIV vaccine research; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director Charles Elachi discusses the lab's next batch of missions; and Scientific American editor Mark Fischetti summarizes a few sessions he went to covering the environment...

February 22, 2008 — Steve Mirsky
Crichton's Climate Science Fiction

Crichton's Climate Science Fiction

John Holdren, a science and technology policy expert at the JFK School of Government takes novelist Michael Crichton to task for claiming expertise in climate change science, and using it to attempt to influence policy...

February 19, 2008

Monitor climate change in your backyard

Have the sneaking suspicion that the daffodils (or fritillaria) are cropping up earlier in your yard? Prove it. Project BudBurst--a joint effort of several national science organizations, including the USGS and UCAR as well as institutions like the Chicago Botanic Garden--aims to enlist "citizen-scientists" to monitor blooming, or to give the activity its scientific name, phenology...

February 15, 2008 — David Biello

Bali begins: what does your climate treaty look like?

[Re-posted from Greenery & Other Fine Things to Look At] It's time to play name the "son of Kyoto!" Will it be the Bali Breakthrough? Gratuitous Bali photo © David Biello Or, dare I say it, the Copenhagen Consenus (not Lomborg's but some kind of consensus treaty negotiated in that fair city in 2009)?...

December 5, 2007 — David Biello
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