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Volume 13 Number 5:  3 February 2010

Looking Beyond the Mark: A failure to adequately address the ills of the present is the sad consequence of those people who continually conjure up futuristic fantasies of climatic catastrophes.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Korallgrottan, Caledonian Mountain Range, Jämtland County, Sweden.

Subject Index Summary
Agriculture (Feeding the World): An enrichment of the air with CO2 may well have been responsible for the beginning of agriculture; and another such enrichment will likely be required to lift the life-sustaining enterprise to the enhanced intensity level needed to support our still-surging population.

Journal Reviews
Boreal Wildfires and Climate Change: Did the former increase in frequency and severity as the Northern Hemisphere warmed over the course of the 20th century?

The Holocene Temperature History of Northern Europe: How does it compare with the atmospheric CO2 concentration history of the Holocene?

Climate Change as a Stimulus for Evolution: Plants possess the ability to respond to changes in climate in a number of different ways, all of which may interact with the others, creating a wide range of ultimate evolutionary responses.

Daily Temperature Range and Human Mortality: How is it related to global warming?

Bird Biodiversity in China: What are its primary determinants?