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Stalled Weather Patterns Will Get Bigger Due to Climate Change

Rice-led study uncovers relationship between jet stream, atmospheric blocking events

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Individual Climate Models May Not Provide the Complete Picture

Equilibrium climate sensitivity — how sensitive the Earth's climate is to changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide — may be underestimated in individual climate models, according to a team of climate scientists.

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Ancient Rain Gauge: New Evidence Links Groundwater, Climate Changes in Deep Time

Penn State scientists found patterns in the banding match movement in Earth's orbit that impacted climate in the deep past.

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Last Arctic Ice Refuge is Disappearing

New research finds the Arctic’s oldest and thickest ice is more mobile and is vanishing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic.

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Rocky Mountain Not-So High

Oil, gas wells drive down Colorado home values, reveals WVU research.

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Is A Bacon Shortage Coming?

A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist lays out what you need to know about the reports of a looming 2020 bacon shortage.

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The Dutch Know How To Prevent Coastal Flooding

Texas A&M-Galveston students and faculty traveled to The Netherlands to see how a proposed ‘Ike Dike’ would work in Texas.

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With Mars Methane Mystery Unsolved, Curiosity Serves Scientists a New One: Oxygen

For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly above the surface of Gale Crater on Mars.

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Study Finds Sex Bias in Bird Conservation Plans

After raising their families in summer, males and females of some bird species spend their winter break apart.

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A Study Warns About the Ecological Impact Caused by Sediment Accumulation in River Courses

Insects, crustaceans and other water macroinvertebrates are more affected by the effect of sediment accumulation in river courses than the excess of nitrate in water environments, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.

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