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Another potential sign of global warming: Crabs are invading the shallow waters of the Southern Ocean
Posted on 12 Mar 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Numerous past posts have noted that evidence for global warming can be found in the numerous reports on specific environmental conditions and events around the globe (for example, the migration of corals around Japan, the trend in lakes around the world... Read More

2010 Ends with a Flurry of Activity on Greenhouse Gas Regulatory & Litigation Fronts
Posted on 6 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Peter Glaser, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP With EPA greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation beginning with the new year, the old year ended with six new rules governing GHG regulation under the PSD and Title V programs, settlement agreements committing... Read More

Smoke from fires can travel thousands of miles impacting weather, climate, and air quality
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the impact of fires in Southeast Asia on air pollution throughout the region. While it has been known for decades that large wildfires can create or enhance thunderstorm clouds, leading to what are called pyrocumulonimbus clouds... Read More

Data from crop trials demonstrates threat climate change poses to crops
Posted on 27 Mar 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Serendipity has helped more than a few scientists with insights and discoveries. Researchers were chatting, and realized that data from work one of them was focused upon various crop trials spread across southern and eastern Africa, if correlated with... Read More