Climate Change

10:37am

Wed May 8, 2013
The Salt

With Warming Climes, How Long Will A Bordeaux Be A Bordeaux?

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 1:25 pm

A worker harvests cabernet sauvignon grapes at a vineyard near Bordeaux, France, in September.
Caroline Blumberg EPA/Landov

Bordeauxs and Burgundys haven't changed much since the days when famous wine-lover Thomas Jefferson kept the cellars of his Parisian home well-stocked with both wines.

But now, some worry that the regional rules and traditions that have defined top winemaking regions like Champagne, Burgundy and Chianti for centuries could melt away as climate change takes effect.

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2:35pm

Tue May 7, 2013
Environment

Filling In The Gap On Climate Education In Classrooms

Originally published on Wed May 8, 2013 12:50 pm

Cy Maramangalam gives a presentation about climate change for the Alliance for Climate Education.
Courtesy of Alliance for Climate Education

The auditorium at James Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md., is packed when Cy Maramangalam strolls onstage, sporting jeans and a shaved head.

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12:28pm

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

NASA: Warming Climate Likely Means More Floods, Droughts

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 10:53 am

Flash floods followed heavy rains in northern India in September.
AFP/Getty Images

The Earth's wettest regions are likely to get wetter while the most arid will get drier due to warming of the atmosphere caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, according to a new NASA analysis of more than a dozen climate models.

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1:39pm

Wed April 24, 2013
The Two-Way

1960s Satellite Images Add To Evidence Of Shrinking Sea Ice

Originally published on Thu April 25, 2013 5:30 am

An artist's rendering of the Nimbus 1.
NASA

Scientists have digitized and analyzed imagery taken by one of the first U.S. weather satellites to create a montage showing the extent of polar sea ice in 1964 so they can compare it to more recent satellite photos.

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1:29pm

Tue April 23, 2013
Environment

You Ask, USGS Answers: Denver Has Questions On Climate Change

A screencapture from 'Climate Connections', where Jessica Robertson of the USGS sought out your questions on the Denver 16th Street Mall
USGS YouTube.com

Confused about climate change? Well, The U.S. Geological Survey is taking on the task and answering your questions with their ‘Climate Connections’ video series.

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