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Volume 10 Number 3:  17 January 2007

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

Editorial
C4 Plants Not Always the Poorest Responders to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment: Contrary to the "rule of thumb" that C3 plants are more benefited by increases in the air's CO2 content than are C4 plants, a new study highlights an important exception to the rule.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Lake Biwa, Central Japan.

Subject Index Summary
Drought (North America - United States: Western): Have the characteristics of droughts in the western United States changed significantly in response to post-Little Ice Age global warming?

Journal Reviews
Chinese Scientists Predict Imminent Global Cooling: "It is high time to reconsider the trend of global climate changes."

The Role of the Sun in Global Climate Change: What is it claimed to have done? ... what is it likely to have done?

Extreme Hydrologic Events in Southern Italy: How did they vary over the last half of the 20th century?

Coral Responses to Global Warming: Must corals necessarily succumb to rising temperatures? ... or can they adapt-evolve to "take the heat"?

CO2, Plant Hormones and Growth: How are they related?