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A majority in every state polled wants limits on green house gas emissions, believes U.S. should take action on global warming, according to data from surveys analyzed by Prof. Jon Krosnick.

November 15, 2013

David Lobell is using elaborate statistical techniques to reveal a detailed picture of the effects of heat on crop yields. His work suggests that rising heat stress in some major growing areas is already putting a drag on production — and raises the possibility of much more serious effects as global warming continues.

November 14, 2013

E-IPER PhD candidate Jeremy Carl provided perspective on the usefulness of a new climate change pact signed by the governors of California, Oregon and Washington, along with the premier of British Columbia.

October 29, 2013

Environmental Earth System Science PhD candidate Mike Osborne was sponsored by AGU as a AAAS Mass Media Fellow over the summer, during which time he worked as a science journalist for KQED public radio for 10 weeks. Osborne reported on everything from the physics of sailing to a threatened owl species.

October 24, 2013

Experiments on samples of iron and rock held at immense pressures have led to new ideas of how Earth's core formed.

October 21, 2013

MacArthur recipient Kevin Boyce describes his research on ancient plants and what they tell us about the present and future of natural life.

September 30, 2013

From an early age, David Lobell was prepared well by schools in Port Washington, NY

September 27, 2013

Comprehensive computer modeling by Noah Diffenbaugh and colleagues finds that global warming will lead to increases on storm days in parts of the U.S.

September 25, 2013

Senior Caitlin Woolsey filed a report with Sitka radio station KCAW about the Earth Sciences Sophomore College experience

September 20, 2013

The sometimes harrowing and always fascinating mountaineering adventures of paleoclimate researcher and PhD candidate Hari Mix are chronicled in the latest Gen Anthro podcasts.

August 16, 2013

Chris Field joined a panel on the here and now of climate change in the Golden State.

August 12, 2013

Page Chamberlain named a fellow of the American Geophysical Union for his pioneering application of stable isotopes across the geophysical sciences.

August 2, 2013