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Volume 15 Number 21:  23 May 2012

Biofuels or Bust: In light of the results of a new analysis of the subject, Biofuels and Bust would appear to be a more appropriate description of current U.S. policy in regard to this burning issue.

Subject Index Summary
Dimethylsulfide: What is it? ... where does it come from? ... and what does it do?

Journal Reviews
The GRACE-Derived Climate-Driven Status of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Does it reflect the climate-alarmist projected consequences of CO2-induced global warming?

Local to Regional Climatic Effects of Deforestation: How much can the destruction of forests alter near-surface air temperature? - The case of subarctic China.

The Greening of West Africa: The phenomenon is being projected by some to continue to occur even without the help of the photosynthetic-enhancing and transpiration-reducing effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment.

The Effects of Dramatic Climate Change on Marine Planktonic Microbes: A History Lesson: They almost never met a challenge they couldn't survive ... or sometimes even profit from.

Ocean Warming and Acidification Impacts on Western Australian Coral Reefs: What has been the combined effect of the "twin evils" of the radical environmentalist movement over the past 110 years?

How Adult Oyster Exposure to Ocean Acidification Impacts the Response of Their Offspring to Elevated Atmospheric CO2: Does it help or hinder the acclimation ability of the younger generation?

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Foraminifera [Calcarina gaudichaudii]. To access the entire database, click here.