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Prof. Norm Sleep thinks some of the newly discovered water on Mars could be habitable.


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Chris Field: A Man for All Climates

Field sees the big picture and distills complex detail into a cohesive whole. It’s no wonder the U.S. tapped him for leadership of the U.N.'s top climate change organization.

In an op-ed, Chris Field and Noah Diffenbaugh explain why a rainy winter brought about by a strong El Niño won't be enough to pull California out of drought.

The extraordinary strength of the present El Niño may lead to a particularly wet winter in California, but Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain say that it might not be enough to end California's worst drought on record.

A new study co-authord by Ken Caldeira found that burning all the world's coal, oil and natural gas would lead to temperature increases that would melt Antarctica's ice sheet and raise sea level more than 200 feet.