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Cracking the Ice Code

June 2, 2013

researchers look over a sample from Antarctica University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee geologist John Isbell reads rock, looking for the natural rules that govern the Earth's climate in the absence of human activity. His work is challenging many assumptions about the ways drastic climate change unfolds--and what to expect next. Full Story

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