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  • Scientists defend global warming work

    Six months after "climategate" called into question the science underpinning claims of global warming, the National Academy of Sciences said Wednesday the science is sound, human-caused warming is already occurring, and the U.S. must take urgent action.

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A delegate checks out a giant globe that displays the warming of the Earth's oceans in the U.S. pavilion in Copenhagen on Wednesday. The United Nations says this decade is on track to become the hottest since records began in 1850.

    Climate scientists to fight back at skeptics

    Undaunted by a rash of scandals over the science underpinning climate change, top climate researchers are plotting to respond with what one scientist involved said needs to be "an outlandishly aggressively partisan approach" to gut the credibility of skeptics.

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