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Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

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DURHAM, N.C. — The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush ...

North American monsoon storms fewer but more extreme

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Monsoon season now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the ...

The last survivors on Earth

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The world’s most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will ...

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt ...

Paintings, sunspots and frost fairs: Rethinking the Little Ice Age

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The whole concept of the ‘Little Ice Age’ is ‘misleading’, as the changes were small-scale, seasonal and ...

Investment key in adapting to climate change in West Africa

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Climate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to ...

Study reveals the atmospheric footprint of global warming hiatus

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The increasing rate of the global mean surface temperature was reduced from 1998 to 2013, known as ...

Did the Little Ice Age starve the Mississippians?

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A vibrant Native-American agrarian culture stretched from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the ...