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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Preventing Future ‘Frankenstorms’

Climate scientists have long warned that global warming can be linked to extreme weather events like hurricanes, droughts, and floods. After Hurricane Sandy and other recent weather disasters of the past two years, we cannot afford any more warnings.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Soot Pollution 101

Jackie Weidman and Susannah Marshall explain what soot is, how it harms your health, and the Environmental Protection Agency’s new standards to reduce the pollution, which are open to public comment.