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States of Denial: We Don’t Need No Climate Education

Given the flagging rank of American students in science and math, updated science standards would seem to be a good idea. But some are trying to block this progress. (iStockphoto/clearstockconcepts)
by Bill Chameides
May 21, 2014

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Scientists Find Melting of Antarctic Ice Sheet Accelerating

Thwaites glacier
by Bill Chameides
May 14, 2014

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Nature Photographer James Balog Honored

James Balog LEAF award
by Bill Chameides
Apr 16, 2014

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E.O. Wilson: Preserving Biodiversity Is an Ethical Imperative

“Biodiversity is the totality of all inherited variation in the life forms of Earth, of which we are one species. We study and save it to our great benefit. We ignore and degrade it to our great peril.” —E.O. Wilson (Duke Photography)
by Bill Chameides
Feb 17, 2014

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Art Makes Environmental Change Real

Eve Mosher, High Water Line | NYC
by Bill Chameides
Jan 24, 2014

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Starting to Suss Out Connections Between Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy was a massive "superstorm" that struck the U.S. eastern seaboard in late October 2012, breaking many a record. Was it linked to climate change? A new study looks at it and 11 other events and connects the climate dots where appropriate. (NOAA)
by Bill Chameides
Sep 10, 2013

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Climate Change Chatter, Issue 11

by Bill Chameides
Aug 2, 2013

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The Artistic Appeal of Clouds

by Bill Chameides
Jul 19, 2013

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On Science, Politics and Climate Change

It's important to avoid "overheated rhetoric" on climate change. It's equally important to get the science right. For example, while the rate of warming in the atmosphere in the 2000s has slowed, the oceans continue to absorb heat, and some of that heat will undoubtedly eventually find its way into the atmosphere. (Flickr/lanacar)
by Bill Chameides
May 22, 2013

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House Hears About Climate

Testifying on Capitol Hill, April 25, 2013
by Bill Chameides
Apr 29, 2013

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