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  1. 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.

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  2. UCAR Magazine

    Now comes the hard part

    Diplomats from almost 200 countries met in Copenhagen, Denmark, to huddle, confer, cajole, and eventually forge the structure of a new global agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

    • Climate

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  3. UCAR Magazine

    Heat, fire, and fear in Australia

    Few other parts of the world are showing climatic trends as distinct and ominous as Australia’s—and these changes are broadly consistent with what climate models tell us the 21st century has in store for the continent.

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  4. A snow-covered bench in Louisville, CO

    A tricky relationship: El Niño and Colorado snow

    The presence of El Niño boosts the odds of big Denver-area snowstorms, even though the region's winters as a whole aren’t substantially wetter during El Niño. It’s a good example of nuance in the relationship between El Niño and climate.

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  5. SSTs in eastern tropical Pacific

    Watching for Modoki

    While most El Niños tend to inhibit Atlantic hurricanes, the Modoki variety, with its peak warming displaced further west from the Atlantic, appears to leave more room for a bumper crop in at least some years.

    • Climate

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