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Volume 10 Number 16:  18 April 2007

Temperature Record of the Week
This issue's Temperature Record of the week is from Lewiston, ID.  Visit our U.S. Climate Data section to plot and view these data for yourself.

Editorial
Science vs. Gore on Methane: Ought we to be as worried about methane emissions as the world's most famous climate alarmist says we should?

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Iceberg Lake, Alaska, USA.

Subject Index Summary
Range Expansion (Plants - North America: United States, Pacific Northwest): As the "twin evils" of the radical environmentalist movement (air temperature and CO2 concentration) increased over the past century, how did earth's woody plants respond? We here review relevant data from the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Journal Reviews
Heat Waves of Southern Quebec: 1941-2000: How have they changed over the course of six decades of dreaded global warming?

Snowpack and Streamflow Trends in the Central Andes: How have they varied over the past 55 years?

Little Ice Age Glacier Fluctuations in Bolivia: How do they compare with those of the Northern Hemisphere?

The Competing Effects of Elevated Ozone and Carbon Dioxide Concentrations on Insect Herbivore Performance: Which is good? Which is bad? And which one wins?

Nearly Two Decades of CO2 Enrichment of Plants in a Chesapeake Bay Tidal Wetland: Updated results from the world's longest CO2 enrichment study continue to show a strong positive C3-plant growth response, even in the face of low nitrogen availability.