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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

An iceberg melts off Ammassalik Island in Eastern Greenland in 2007. Scientists who are fine-tuning a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling to explain why global warming appears to have slowed down in the past 15 years even as greenhouse gas emissions keep rising.