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Known Unknowns
Known Unknowns
Antarctica Isn’t Melting as Fast as We Thought

A new study says Antarctic ice melting projections were off by as much as an order of magnitude.

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NASA Launches Carbon-Monitoring Satellite

A new NASA satellite will take a closer look at our planet’s carbon emissions. This will deepen our understanding, but it also reminds us how little we know about earth’s climate.

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Millennials, the ACA, and the Vortex of Ignorance

Two recent polls paint widely varying pictures about whether Gen Yers are likely to sign up for insurance, showing the dangers of expressing confidence about expected public action based on surveys, especially in a system as complex as US health care.

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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