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"Future Climate Change Field Test Doesn’t Make Earth Greener"

"In the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, scientists put future global warming to a real world test — growing California flowers and grasslands with extra heat, carbon dioxide and nitrogen to mimic a not-so-distant, hotter future. The results, simulating a post-2050 world, aren't pretty. And they contradict those who insist that because plants like carbon dioxide — the main heat-trapping gas spewed by the burning of fossil fuels — climate change isn't so bad, and will result in a greener Earth."

Source: AP, 09/07/2016

Sources: Obama, China Aim To Formally Join Paris Climate Pact At G-20

"President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to formally commit their nations to last year's Paris climate change agreement in the coming days, a move that would increase pressure on other nations to follow suit and serve as an implicit rebuke to the deal's skeptics inside the U.S."

Source: Politico, 09/01/2016
June 20, 2017 to June 24, 2017

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery, ASLE 12th Biennial Conference

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment will hold its 2017 conference in Detroit, Michigan, an ideal place to confer about rust, resistance, and recovery.

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