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Volume 10 Number 2:  10 January 2007

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

Editorial
The Mass Balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet: What is its status? ... and why is its status what it is?

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from the Kootenay Valley, Southern Canadian Rockies, Canada.

Subject Index Summary
Greening of the Earth (Observations - Global): As Al Gore continues to decry the atmospheric temperature and CO2 increases of the past quarter-century, earth's plants tell us they're loving them!

Journal Reviews
The Galactic Cosmic Ray-Cloud-Climate Connection: Another bit of empirical evidence for its potential significance emerges.

Solar Control of Asia's Southwest Monsoon: Evidence for the phenomenon continues to accumulate.

The Cariaco Basin's Little Ice Age and Medieval Warm Period: How distinctive were they?

Effects of Elevated CO2 on Two N-Fixing Acacia Species Over a Range of Soil Phosphorus Concentrations: Can atmospheric CO2 enrichment overcome the growth-retarding effects of low soil phosphorus concentrations on Acacia growth?

CO2 vs. SO2: Effects on Photosynthesis Rates of Field-Grown Soybeans: Do the positive effects of carbon dioxide counteract the negative effects of sulfur dioxide?