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  1. Rainforest in Congo

    Seeing REDD+: A bright spot in the forest

    Amid the strife of the Copenhagen climate summit, one area of acknowledged progress was in ways to help preserve tropical forests and their vast stores of carbon in developing countries.

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  2. UCAR Magazine

    From NCAR postdoctoral researcher to climate negotiator

    A year after she was finishing a two-year appointment at NCAR, Mercy Borbor Córdova was literally on the world stage, serving as a delegate from Ecuador at the Copenhagen climate summit.

    • Climate

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  3. UCAR Magazine

    Hope versus sorrow: finding a frame for climate change

    At first glance, the Copenhagen conference seemed like an alternate universe—enormous, byzantine, and riddled with customs and folkways that weren’t at all obvious to someone who’s never been to such a meeting.

    • Climate

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  4. UCAR Magazine

    One global agreement hits the streets

    There was a palpable sense of history in the making across Europe as some 15,000 expected participants in the Copenhagen climate conference began to converge upon the Continent.

    • Climate

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  5. Consensus and controversy:  Which makes the news?

    Consensus and controversy: Which makes the news?

    Even though reports continue to pour in about melting glaciers, sea ice loss, and temperatures across much of the globe remaining unusually warm, fewer and fewer Americans seem to believe the climate is warming.

    • Climate

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