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Earth’s vitals signs go unmeasured

Satellites are eyes and ears for many professions, but their observations give scientists who study climate change the only means to precisely monitor Earth systems worldwide. The New York Times’ recent cover story on glaciers touched on this point. But … Continue reading

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Artists can scream. Scientists can’t.

Of all the ways the media has tried to communicate the need to adapt to the consequences of climate change, two points stand out. One is adequately addressing the nuances of science. The other is how to make climate change … Continue reading

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Alpinist Conrad Anker Discusses His New Glacier Monitoring Project

I am in Missoula, Montana, this week and yesterday I had a chance to talk with alpinist Conrad Anker. He joined me and other folks attending the 2010 SEJ conference on trip to Glacier National Park. Anker is most famous … Continue reading

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