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How Can We Better Predict Extreme Weather in the Mediterranean a Few Weeks in Advance?

A new study identifies nine specific large-scale weather patterns that influence extreme precipitation over the Mediterranean. 

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Pioneering Research Reveals Gardens Are Secret Powerhouse for Pollinators

Home gardens are by far the biggest source of food for pollinating insects, including bees and wasps, in cities and towns, according to new research.

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How Should We Calculate the Social Cost of Carbon? Researchers Offer Roadmap in New Analysis

In a newly published analysis, a team of researchers lists a series of measures the administration should consider in recalculating the social cost of carbon--a cost-benefit metric that places a monetary value on the impact of climate change.

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Colorful Connection Found in Coral’s Ability to Survive Higher Temperatures

Anyone who visits the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Southeast Asia’s coral triangle, or the reefs of Central America, will surely speak of how stunning and vibrant these environments are.

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The Melting of Large Icebergs Is a Key Stage in the Evolution of Ice Ages

A new study, in which the Andalusian Earth Sciences Institute (IACT) (CSIC-UGR) participated, has described for the first time a key stage in the beginning of the great glaciations and indicates that it can happen to our planet in the future. 

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New Method Converts Methane in Natural Gas to Methanol at Room Temperature

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have discovered a way to convert the methane in natural gas into liquid methanol at room temperature.

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Extreme Winter Weather Causes U.S. Blackouts

Texas and other central states set records for cold temperatures during a persistent blast of arctic air.

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What's the Coldest Earth's Ever Been?

For much of its history, our planet has been hotter—sometimes much hotter—than it is today. But our planet has also been colder.

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Arctic Conditions Deliver Frigid Blow To Texas Agriculture

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts say the full extent of the damage won't be realized for weeks.

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Recovering From Severe Weather

Texas A&M AgriLife offers information to help cope with losses and move forward once freezing temperatures subside.

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