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    • How Cleaner Air Could Actually Make Global Warming Worse

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How Cleaner Air Could Actually Make Global Warming Worse" is from the March 14, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Is Why When You Talk About Climate Change, You Can't Ignore Agriculture

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
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    • Length: 5 mins
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    In a paper published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that land use changes associated with planting crops and grazing livestock have caused a loss of 133 billion tons of carbon from soil worldwide over the last 12,000 years, amounting to about 13 years of global emissions at their current levels. And at least half of those losses have probably occurred in the last few centuries.

    "This Is Why When You Talk About Climate Change, You Can't Ignore Agriculture" is from the August 23, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Strange Spot Over the Atlantic Isn't Getting Warmer. Scientists Think They May Know Why.

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    A mysterious “warming hole” in the North Atlantic Ocean, an anomalous zone of cooling temperatures which has fascinated and puzzled scientists for the past few years, may be evidence of more troubling processes at work.

    "This Strange Spot Over the Atlantic Isn't Getting Warmer. Scientists Think They May Know Why." is from the August 02, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Proposed Climate Agency Cuts Would Disarm Our Coasts in the Face of Rising Seas, Scientists Say

    • By: Chelsea Harvey, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A proposed White House budget for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration could put coastal communities throughout the nation at a major disadvantage as they struggle to adapt to threats from sea-level rise, severe storms and other climate-related events, scientists and other experts said.

    "Trump’s Proposed Climate Agency Cuts Would Disarm Our Coasts in the Face of Rising Seas, Scientists Say" is from the March 10, 2017 Energy & Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and Chris Mooney and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Humans Have Relied on Honeybees for Nearly 9,000 Years . and Now They're Mysteriously Declining

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Humans Have Relied on Honeybees for Nearly 9,000 Years . and Now They're Mysteriously Declining" is from the November 13, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scientists Have Discovered Vast Systems of Flowing Water in Antarctica. And That Worries Them.

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The surface of the remote Antarctic ice sheet may be a far more dynamic place than scientists imagined, new research suggests. Decades of satellite imagery and aerial photography have revealed an extensive network of lakes and rivers transporting liquid meltwater across the continent’s ice shelves — nearly 700 systems of connected pools and streams in total.

    "Scientists Have Discovered Vast Systems of Flowing Water in Antarctica. And That Worries Them." is from the April 20, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Climate Change Has Been Making Western Forest Fires Worse for Decades, Study Says

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Many scientists have predicted that climate change could cause wildfires to increase in the future. And a new study, just out on Monday, demonstrates just how much it’s already been making them worse.

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    • Climate Change Doubters Really Aren't Going to Like This Study

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Climate Change Doubters Really Aren't Going to Like This Study" is from the May 18, 2016 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Earth Could Break Through a Major Climate Threshold in the Next 15 Years, Scientists Warn

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above their preindustrial levels within the next 15 years, according to a new scientific study, crossing the first threshold under the Paris climate agreement and placing the world at a potentially dangerous level of climate change.

    "Earth Could Break Through a Major Climate Threshold in the Next 15 Years, Scientists Warn" is from the May 09, 2017 Energy & Enviroment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • These Experts Say It May Actually Be Best If the U.S. Left the Paris Climate Agreement

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Around the world, eyes are on the United States as President Trump draws closer to deciding whether the nation will remain a part of the Paris climate agreement. The president is expected to announce his decision this week, and while multiple White House officials have cautioned that he’s still considering, at least one official said Wednesday that he was leaning toward withdrawal.

    "These Experts Say It May Actually Be Best If the U.S. Left the Paris Climate Agreement" is from the May 31, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • British Scientists to Theresa May: Urge Trump to Support Climate Research

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In the final week leading up to the presidential inauguration, British scientists are urging their prime minister to stand up for climate science in the U.S. An open letter signed by 100 leading climate researchers in the United Kingdom warns of the incoming Trump administration’s skeptical stance on climate change and points to “worrying media reports that the incoming administration may severely weaken climate change research and data-gathering undertaken by federal organizations in the United States.”

    "British Scientists to Theresa May: Urge Trump to Support Climate Research" is from the January 16, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Island Is Now Powered Almost Entirely by Solar Energy

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A small island in American Samoa is making the switch from diesel generators to 100 percent renewable energy. Ta’u, the easternmost of the Samoan islands, has just been equipped with a new microgrid, with 1.4 megawatts of solar generation capacity and 6 megawatt-hours of battery storage. It’s enough to power the entire island — both night and day.

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    • Scientists Are Starting to Clear up One of the Biggest Controversies in Climate Science

    • By: The Washington Post, Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    How much Earth will warm in response to future greenhouse gas emissions may be one of the most fundamental questions in climate science — but it’s also one of the most difficult to answer. And it’s growing more controversial: In recent years, some scientists have suggested that our climate models may actually be predicting too much future warming, and that climate change will be less severe than the projections suggest.

    "Scientists Are Starting to Clear up One of the Biggest Controversies in Climate Science" is from the July 05, 2017 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Scientists Just Discovered a Massive Pool of Carbon in Central Africa That Nobody Knew Was There

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A new study has just revealed a massive peat-filled wetland in Africa’s central Congo Basin — and scientists say the carbon stored there may be equivalent to 20 years’ worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions. The area is now believed to be the largest peatland system in the global tropics and possibly one of the region’s most important carbon sinks.

    "Scientists Just Discovered a Massive Pool of Carbon in Central Africa That Nobody Knew Was There" is from the January 11, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Island That Was Once Home to the Dodo Wants to Kill off Thousands of Protected Bats

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "The Island That Was Once Home to the Dodo Wants to Kill off Thousands of Protected Bats" is from the October 24, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • How Cases like Flint Destroy Public Trust in Science

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How Cases like Flint Destroy Public Trust in Science" is from the National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Could Be a Big Problem for the Booming Marijuana Industry

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "This Could Be a Big Problem for the Booming Marijuana Industry" is from the National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Amidst Funding Fears, NASA Announces Another Climate Research Mission

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A new satellite mission, just announced by NASA this week, could finally illuminate one of the mysteries surrounding the global carbon cycle — and provide important insights on tackling climate change in the process.

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    • As the Planet Warms, Doubters Launch a New Attack on a Famous Climate Change Study

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientist has reopened a contentious debate over the validity of a key agency climate change study, asserting that procedures for archiving its data were not properly followed by its authors.

    "As the Planet Warms, Doubters Launch a New Attack on a Famous Climate Change Study" is from the February 07, 2017 Energy & Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Yes, This Is Real: Michigan Just Banned Banning Plastic Bags

    • By: Chelsea Harvey
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A new law in Michigan will prohibit local governments from banning, regulating or imposing fees on the use of plastic bags and other containers. You read that correctly: It’s not a ban on plastic bags — it’s a ban on banning plastic bags.

    "Yes, This Is Real: Michigan Just Banned Banning Plastic Bags" is from the December 30, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chelsea Harvey and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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