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Volume 13 Number 28:  14 July 2010

Why Are Climate Alarmists Getting More Alarmed About CO2?: Is it just a coincidence? ... or is the publication of studies that portray ever more extreme global warming scenarios timed to coincide with major political initiatives designed to impose binding limits on anthropogenic CO2 emissions?.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Grotta Savi, Southeast Alps of Italy.

Subject Index Summary
Ocean Acidification (Effects on Marine Plants: Phytoplankton, Foraminifera): What do we know about the ability of the earth's marine foraminifera to cope with the threat of a CO2-induced decline in seawater pH?

Journal Reviews
Storm Severity and Frequency in North-Eastern New Zealand: How has it varied throughout the Holocene? ... and what do the results suggest about our future?

The Temperature Dependence of Cuban Coral Calcification Rates: How does it compare with that of the same (Montastraea annularis) and related (M. faveolata) species growing in other locations?

The Depths to Which Some Roots Will Go: Atmospheric CO2 enrichment appears to give roots -- especially those of trees -- what it takes to grow ever deeper to acquire more of what they need to maintain their elevated-CO2-provided potential to grow ever more abundantly.

Effect of Elevated CO2 on Uptake of Organic Nitrogen from Soil: Even plants in hot arid environments appear to be able to do what it was long thought most all plants could not do.

Will Rising Temperatures Lead to Greater Respiration Rates in Boreal Black Spruce Trees?: ... as has often been claimed by climate alarmists? Well, will they?