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CLIMATE CHANGE

Study: Carbon-Hungry Plants Impede Growth Rate of Atmospheric CO2

From Berkeley Lab:
New findings suggest the rate at which CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere has plateaued in recent years because Earth’s vegetation is grabbing more carbon from the air than in previous decades.
That’s the conclusion of a multi-institutional study led by a scientist from the Department

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“Climate Change – a Visual World View of Global Warming” March 9 at New College

Reposted from ncf.edu:
Join New Topics New College for a visual tour of the places in the world most affected by climate change, from the poles to mountains and our cities, and some of the actions being taken to combat the warming, presented by Gary

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Florida CFO appoints Meg Lowman as science adviser on climate change

From Orlando Business Journal:
Florida’s treasury investment managers will be required to detail their abilities to assess climate risk, under a directive from Alex Sink, the state’s chief financial officer.
Florida is the first state treasury in the United States to require investment fund managers to make such

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Feeling the Heat – Climate Change 101

A conversation with Dr. Meg Lowman regarding climate change is in the Fall 2007 issue of Bay Soundings.
You can read the PDF of the article here:
Climate Change & Florida’s Future – A conversation with Dr. Meg Lowman

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