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The Stream, November 21: World Should Brace for More Weather Extremes

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The world should brace for more record-breaking temperatures,…

The Stream, November 2: Weather Extremes Will Worsen

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Costly weather extremes such as drought and floods are becoming…

The Stream, May 10: Land Grabs

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Concerns over land grabs and food security are prompting Brazil,…

70 Percent of Himalayan Glaciers Gone by Next Century, Studies Say

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Photographic and scientific evidence shows that the melting third pole is still devastating the region

Peter Gleick: More on Climate Deniers and Their Abuse of Science

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An analysis of the special interest rhetoric behind climate changes biggest naysayers.

Peter Gleick: Climate-change Deniers Versus the Scientific Societies of the World -- Who Should we Listen to?

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Where should the public, not versed in climate science, look for their information and knowledge about this debate about climate change?

Delegates Seek More Definition, Much More, in Barcelona Climate Talks

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Circle of Blue's senior editor, Keith Schneider, lays the backdrop for the climate negotiations, highlighting the United States' shortfalls.

Portents of Precipitation: New Atlas Predicts the Rain

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stormclouds Researchers from the Australian National Universities (ANU) have created an unprecedented visual atlas of global rainfall projections over the next century.

Tibetan Plateau Water Reserves at Risk

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Over at Circle of Blue WaterNews, we're reporting today on another ingredient to consider in the context of the China-Tibet conflict. Keith Schneider and C.T. Pope write that the Tibetan Plateau's vast reserves of glacial freshwater, which supply Asia's most populous regions, are both at risk and are emerging as an issue in the increasingly tense political and cultural strife between China and Tibet.