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As Water Rises, Look What Happened in the Past

As glaciers melt and sea levels rise, threatening coastal cities, geologists are trying to predict the future by looking at what happened when sea levels rose in the past. Meanwhile,...
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Some of Us Will Drown

"God gave Noah the rainbow sign. No more water, the fire next time." The lyrics to this old gospel tune remind us that in Genesis, God promised not to flood the...
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Why One Pole Melts and the Other Doesn't

Different Things are happening at the top and bottom of our world: Antarctica is gaining MORE ice, at the same time that glaciers are melting in the Arctic. What's causing this...
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Melt Menace

The Arctic melt that has opened up the Northwest Passage again may be good for business, but it's bad for potential terrorism against the US.

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Arctic Melt Good News for Business

For the last 60 years, the Arctic has warmed twice as fast as the rest of the Earth, and some Asians business people are taking advantage of this fact. The thawing at the top of the globe gives access to incredible mineral wealth and drastically shorter shipping routes to the Atlantic through the now reopened...
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