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My turn: Opportunity in a post-Arctic world

With the Copenhagen climate summit now underway and President Obama planning to attend the final days of negotiations in the hope a presidential surge will help achieve a deal, the world's attention is keenly fixed on the normally quiet capital of Denmark.
UAS lands new provost

...visiting scholar. He holds a doctorate in developmental studies and Natural Resources Anthropology from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. Between 1989 and 1992, Caulfield lived with his family in the U.K., Denmark and Greenland...
Outside editorial: The climate of suspicion

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Dec. 3:
Copenhagen's political science

...this issue. "Climate-gate," as the e-mails and other documents from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia have become known, exposes a highly politicized scientific circle - the same circle whose work underlies efforts...
It's time to close this 'Climategate' warming stole and released e-mails and documents from computers at the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia in Britain. The center is an important source of baseline historical data on climate change, and the hackers...
Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

WASHINGTON - It's too bad that Theodore Roosevelt is not alive today to witness the grotesque policies of the Republican Party toward the environment and the sloganeering of GOP pin-up girl Sarah Palin in howling "Drill, baby, drill!" The conservationist and environmentalist Roosevelt would be comforted that he eventually ditched the greedy and corporatist Republican Party to run for president as the candidate of the progressive Bull Moose Party.
Pro: Legislature must seek real science on issue of global warming

...changing. Climate Gate was a series of leaked e-mails last year from the Climatic Research Unit at Britain's University of East Anglia, arguably the world's most prominent research center promoting the idea that humans are causing catastrophic...


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