How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 13 Number 8:  25 February 2010

Cosmic Rays, Atmospheric Ozone and Global Climate Change: We review a new hypothesis of how they all may be related.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica.

Subject Index Summary
"Little" Medieval Warm Period: In addition to the voluminous evidence that continues to accumulate for the occurrence of higher-than-present temperatures during the Roman Warm Period of 2000 years ago and the Medieval Warm Period of 1000 years ago, a growing body of evidence is beginning to indicate there was a period of time some 500 years ago when temperatures were also warmer than they are currently.

Journal Reviews
A Century of High and Low Snowfall Extremes in the United States: Have there been any changes attributable to the period's supposedly "unprecedented" global warming?

Solar-Precipitation Connections on the Tibetan Plateau: Cyclical variability in solar activity drives cyclical variability in precipitation regimes (both positive and negative) over different portions of the Northeast Tibetan Plateau.

Coral Reefs of Tanzania: How susceptible are they to the predicted deleterious consequences of global warming?

Largemouth Bass in a Warming World: Will they be helped or hurt?

Purple Phototrophic Bacteria in Flooded Paddy Soil: How important are they? ... and how are they affected by atmospheric CO2 enrichment?