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'Put Up or Shut Up': North Carolina Meteorologist Calls Out Climate Deniers

Frustrated by non-experts taking to the internet to dispute the science behind human-made climate change, North Carolina meteorologist Greg Fishel issued a challenge to climate deniers, urging them to "put up or shut up" and "submit your work the way real scientists do, and see where it takes you."

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Trump Sued for Censorship of Climate Change Data

The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Tuesday to uncover public records showing that federal employees have been censored from using words or phrases related to climate change in formal agency communications.

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Hurricane Sandy floods a street in Lindenhurst, Long Island. Jason DeCrow/CC BY SA/2.5

Half the Global Population Could Face 'Unknown' Climates by Mid-Century

By Robert McSweeney

Billions of people across the world could see climates they've never experienced before by the middle of the century, a new study said.

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Greenland ice sheet melt in action. Sara Penrhyn-Jones

Trump Administration Edits Science, Again

The Department of Interior edited a news release on a study coauthored by government scientists to remove a mention of climate change, the Washington Post reported.

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Nation's Largest Industrial Trade Association Wants Out of Kids Climate Lawsuit

After numerous legal efforts trying to get a federal district court in Oregon to throw out a climate lawsuit brought by 21 young people, a defeated National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) filed a motion Monday requesting the court's permission to withdraw from the litigation.

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Scientists Go to Coldest Place on Earth to Collect Ice Cores for Future Generations to Study

By Alex Kirby

An ambitious scientific expedition is due to start work on May 22 on Bolivia's second-highest mountain, Illimani. The researchers plan to drill three ice cores from the Illimani glacier, and to store two of them in Antarctica as the start of the world's first ice archive.

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An adult 17-year cicada and two nymph exoskeletons. Joel Duff

Cicadas Show Up 4 Years Early

Cicadas cropping up early in the mid-Atlantic region may be responding to climate change, scientists hypothesize.

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The edge of the Filchner-Ronne ice shelf in the Weddell Sea. Ralph Timmermann/AWI

Antarctic Warming Threatens World's Second Largest Ice Shelf

By Tim Radford

German scientists have worked out the process that could destroy an Antarctic ice shelf the size of Iraq.

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