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Why Reagan's vaunted 'starve the beast' plan failed.

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The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool.

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Biogeochemistry: Land CO2 sink drivers

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Climat : la prise de conscience monte chez les grands investisseurs

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Animals shield their families from a harsh world

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Predicting heat waves? Look half a world away

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Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

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UK breaks solar energy record on sunny March weekend.

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