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    • The Most Accurate Climate Change Models Predict the Most Alarming Consequences, Study Finds

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven warming, according to a statistical study released in the journal Nature Wednesday.

    "The Most Accurate Climate Change Models Predict the Most Alarming Consequences, Study Finds" is from the December 06, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bill Nye Wants Us to Invent Our Way out of Climate Change

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Bill Nye Wants Us to Invent Our Way out of Climate Change" is from the November 11, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Thanks to Global Warming, Antarctica Is Beginning to Turn Green

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Researchers in Antarctica have discovered rapidly growing banks of mosses on the ice continent’s northern peninsula, providing striking evidence of climate change in the coldest and most remote parts of the planet.

    "Thanks to Global Warming, Antarctica Is Beginning to Turn Green" is from the May 19, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Republican Brain

    • The Science of Why They Deny Science - and Reality
    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
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    Best-selling author Chris Mooney uses cutting-edge research to explain the psychology behind why today’s Republicans reject reality - it’s just part of who they are. From climate change to evolution, the rejection of mainstream science among Republicans is growing, as is the denial of expert consensus on the economy, American history, foreign policy, and much more. Why won’t Republicans accept things that most experts agree on? Why are they constantly fighting against the facts?

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    • So That's Why!

    • By Russell on 07-31-14

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    • These Experts Say We Have Until 2020 to Get Climate Change Under Control. And They’re the Optimists.

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A group of prominent scientists, policymakers, and corporate leaders released a statement Wednesday warning that if the world doesn’t set greenhouse gas emissions on a downward path by 2020, it could become impossible to contain climate change within safe limits.

    "These Experts Say We Have Until 2020 to Get Climate Change Under Control. And They’re the Optimists." is from the June 29, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • The World Has Just over a Decade to Get Climate Change Under Control, U.N. Scientists Say

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade, according to a landmark report by the top scientific body studying climate change.

    "The World Has Just over a Decade to Get Climate Change Under Control, U.N. Scientists Say" is from the October 07, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney andBrady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Missing

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
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    Darby McCormick had known Melanie Cruz and Stacey Stephens forever. Best friends since childhood, the threesome had survived high school together. But one night in the woods, drinking beers to celebrate Melanie's 16th birthday, the three unsuspecting teenagers witnessed the grisly murder of a woman. Darby and her friends fled the scene, but they left behind a clue to their whereabouts, which only simplified the killer's revenge. It didn't take long to find them. This time, only Darby survived.

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    • Well Written, Well Read

    • By Eric on 04-10-07

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    • EPA’s Scott Pruitt Asks Whether Global Warming ‘Necessarily Is a Bad Thing’

    • By: Dino Grandoni, Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has repeatedly questioned the scientific consensus that rising levels of carbon dioxide from human-fueled activity are warming the planet.

    "EPA’s Scott Pruitt Asks Whether Global Warming ‘Necessarily Is a Bad Thing’" is from the February 07, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dino Grandoni, Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 2016’s Super Warm Arctic Winter ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Without Climate Change, Scientists Say

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Arctic continues to amaze. Hit by a second bout of extremely warm winter temperatures in recent days, the seasonal growth of floating sea ice has flattened out, just as it did when hit by similarly dramatic heat in November.

    "2016’s Super Warm Arctic Winter ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Without Climate Change, Scientists Say" is from the December 28, 2016 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Countries Made Only Modest Climate-Change Promises in Paris. They’re Falling Short Anyway.

    • By: Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Barely two years ago, after weeks of intense bargaining in Paris, leaders from 195 countries announced a global agreement that once had seemed impossible. For the first time, the nations of the world would band together to reduce humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels in an effort to hold off the most devastating effects of climate change.

    "Countries Made Only Modest Climate-Change Promises in Paris. They’re Falling Short Anyway." is from the February 19, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Secret Friend

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Regina Reagan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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    When Harvard student Emma Hale disappears, her father believes she has been kidnapped. Months pass and the trail goes cold but then her body is found floating in Boston Harbour. A year later, Judith Chen, another student, disappears. Like Emma, she is soon found dead in the river. CSI Darby McCormick is assigned to the case and uncovers a key piece of overlooked evidence, one that brings her into contact with Malcolm Fletcher ...a former profiler, now on the FBI's Most Wanted list.

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    • By Yuvett on 04-26-11

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    • NOAA Challenged the Global Warming ‘Pause.’ Now New Research Says the Agency Was Right

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In the summer of 2015, a team of federal scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a blockbuster paper in Science that appeared to wipe away one of global warming doubters’ favorite arguments. The skeptics had for years suggested that following the then-record warm year of 1998 and throughout the beginning of the 21st century, global warming had slowed down or “paused.” But the 2015 paper, led by NOAA’s Thomas Karl, employed an update to the agency’s influential temperature dataset, and in particular to its record of the planet’s ocean temperatures, to suggest that really, the recent period was perfectly consistent with the much longer warming trend.

    "NOAA Challenged the Global Warming ‘Pause.’ Now New Research Says the Agency Was Right" is from the December 04, 2016 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Climate Change Could Make Thousands of Tropical Islands ‘Uninhabitable’ in Coming Decades, New Study Says

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    More than a thousand low-lying tropical islands risk becoming “uninhabitable” by the middle of the century — or possibly sooner — because of rising sea levels, upending the populations of some island nations and endangering key U.S. military assets, according to new research published Wednesday.

    "Climate Change Could Make Thousands of Tropical Islands ‘Uninhabitable’ in Coming Decades, New Study Says" is from the April 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • If You're Looking for Good News about Climate Change, This Is about the Best There Is Right Now

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    On election day, the U.S. was busy voting for a president who openly scoffs at the reality of human-caused climate change and has expressed the goal of withdrawing the U.S. from the international process for dealing with it. So if climate change is something you worry about, you’re probably extra worried right now.

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    • The Soul Collectors

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Regina Reagan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
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    Ten years ago CSI Darby McCormick investigated a child abduction case. Today, Charlie Rizzo is back and holding his family hostage. He makes only one demand. Bring me Darby McCormick... When Darby arrives to defuse the scene, she finds him horrifically mutilated, with a mask of human skin sewn in place over his own face. Within minutes, a group of men disguised as SWAT officers bursts in and releases deadly gas, killing the Rizzo family and leaving Darby barely alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BONE CHILLING, GRUESOME, BUT A PHENOMONAL STORY

    • By Lisa on 02-23-12

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    • The Phrase ‘Climate Change’ Appeared in a Draft Pentagon Report 23 Times. The Final Version Used It Once.

    • By: Chris Mooney, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Internal changes to a draft Defense Department report de-emphasized the threats climate change poses to military bases and installations, muting or removing references to climate-driven changes in the Arctic and potential risks from rising seas, an unpublished draft obtained by The Washington Post reveals.

    "The Phrase ‘Climate Change’ Appeared in a Draft Pentagon Report 23 Times. the Final Version Used It Once." is from the May 10, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and Missy Ryan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Storm World

    • Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
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    Chris Mooney, author of The Republican War on Science and one of the leading young environmental journalists and bloggers working today, immerses listeners in the world of those who study hurricanes. What was once an arcane branch of meteorology (itself an arcane science) has become embroiled in one of the most politicized and hotly contested debates in American science: whether or not the recent hurricane disasters, culminating in Katrina, are connected to global warming.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A compelling history of the science of hurricanes

    • By M. L White on 02-26-13
    • Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-07
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 23 ratings

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    • Climate Change Is Turning into a Race between Politics and Physics

    • By: Chris Mooney, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    On Friday, a major milestone will arrive for global climate change diplomacy. The so-called Paris climate agreement, an international accord forged last December by countries across the world, will become a legal reality far sooner than almost anyone anticipated.

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    • One of the Most Troubling Ideas About Climate Change Just Found New Evidence in Its Favor

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The idea is that climate change doesn’t merely increase the overall likelihood of heat waves, say, or the volume of rainfall — it also changes the flow of weather itself.

    "One of the Most Troubling Ideas About Climate Change Just Found New Evidence in Its Favor" is from the March 27, 2017 Energy & Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • For the First Time on Record, Human-Caused Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River

    • By: Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A team of scientists on Monday documented what they’re describing as the first case of large-scale river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change.

    "For the First Time on Record, Human-Caused Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River" is from the April 17, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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