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Climate News Roundup

Earth nears tipping point on climate change — Christian Science Monitor. A fine article on Hansen’s recent study. Quotable quote: “What should be the target for mugging old ladies? You want to minimize the number, regardless.”

Public concern over climate change jumps-survey — Reuters. Factoid: “Although up 7 percent in six months, still only 13 percent of United States citizens … see climate change as one of their biggest worries.”Europe Moves to Make Big Polluters Pay for Emissions — N.Y. Times. Europe is working to fix its problem-plagued carbon-permit trading program: “We are considering auctioning up to 100 percent of credits.”

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