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    February 02, 2012 | 8:39 AM

    The fate of the Adelie Penguins

    By: Al Gore

    There is an important lesson for us in the story of the Adelie penguins. In Antarctica, as elsewhere, subtle changes in the local environment can have devastating impacts on all the living beings that depend on it. As the global climate continues to change, we can expect to hear different versions of these kinds of impacts many times over.

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    February 01, 2012 | 12:07 PM

    Women in a warming world: Pioneers for change

    Women aren't just impacted by climate change; they're also critical agents of change. As UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres explains: "We are 50% of the population around the world and we represent more than 50% of the solution."
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    February 01, 2012 | 9:03 AM

    Troubled oceans at the bottom of the world

    The climate crisis is a problem of multiple dimensions. Rising ocean temperatures alone have the potential to disrupt the web of life in the ocean. Acidifying oceans, a result of the same carbon dioxide pollution that is warming our planet, are magnifying the problem even further.

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    January 31, 2012 | 9:36 AM

    From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The story of rising seas

    By: Al Gore

    Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.

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    January 30, 2012 | 2:36 PM

    Optimism is a choice

    Just as we have a choice in framing our mind's attitudes and reactions, we have a choice about how we react to the climate crisis. When we speak of the urgency of the crisis, the hope is to motivate people toward positive action.
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    January 30, 2012 | 12:31 PM

    Putting Antarctica on the map

    The next time you look at a world map, let your imagination fill in some of the features of the world's coldest, driest, highest and windiest continent. Although it's thousands of miles away, what happens there will impact literally billions of people around the globe.
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    January 30, 2012 | 10:04 AM

    Meet a Climate Scientist: John Barnes

    Today's featured scientist is Dr. John Barnes. During 24 Hours of Reality, Dr. Barnes helped us showcase Presenter Maxine Burkett directly from his office at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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    January 27, 2012 | 2:54 PM

    Forecast the Facts

    Our friends at, the League of Conservation Voters, and Citizen Engagement Lab just launched Forecast the Facts to hold meteorologists accountable on climate change.
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    January 27, 2012 | 11:08 AM

    Preparing the Gowanus Canal for Climate Change

    This is the second of two blog posts about the impacts of climate change on a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Members of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy are taking a look at how sea level rise could impact a local canal.
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    January 27, 2012 | 8:31 AM

    A victory for The Lorax

    I was deeply inspired by Mr. Wells' fourth grade class. They changed the moment for The Lorax by making sure the film wasn't just about movie tickets and extra-large sodas, but acknowledging the full truth about the climate crisis and providing a platform to take action.
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