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Sea-surface temps during last interglacial period like modern temps

Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation period were like those of today, a new study reports. The trend is worrisome, as sea levels during...

Three questions climate science must answer

In a new article, experts outline three key questions that are needed to direct the next generation of climate research.

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