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The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind
The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind
Scientists Think They Know Why Global Warming Has Slowed

For more than a decade, global surface temperatures have defied our best climate models by refusing to rise, even as we pump out unprecedented levels of greenhouse gases. A new study has a new explanation for why our models are getting it wrong: equatorial winds.

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Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

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