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Nature Reports Climate Change

Settling the science on Himalayan glaciers

The remote glaciers of the Himalayan mountains have been the subject of much controversy, yet little research

Planning for plan B

Controlling the climate with technology was once the stuff of science fiction. But with tests already underway, there’s an urgent need for global governance of geoengineering.

The climate change game

Hopes are fading that a strong treaty will emerge from next month’s negotiations in Copenhagen. Researchers who study cooperation, though, aren’t surprised.

Blurring the boundaries

In the face of uncertainty about coming climate change, a new book argues we should aim for resilience

A sensitive subject

No one is sure quite how much the planet will warm up due to our greenhouse gas emissions

Where warming hits hard

Twenty million people living in Bangladesh’s coastal zone are under threat from climate change

Carbon is forever

Much of the carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels will stick around for tens of thousands of years, transforming the planet for the long run


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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