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Volume 16 Number 2:  9 January 2013

Climate Change in China Over the Past Century: What's been happening weatherwise in the world's most populated country?

Subject Index Summary
Drought (Asia): One of the tenets of modern climate alarmism is that global warming comes with a lot of bad baggage, including a propensity for more frequent and more severe droughts. We here explore this claim as it pertains to Asia.

Journal Reviews
Global Tropical Cyclone Activity of the Past Five Thousand Years: What does it suggest about man's impact on these powerful storms?

Iron Released from the Melting of Antarctic Glaciers: What good does it do?

Responses of Juvenile Mussels to Experimentally Acidified Seawater: Can the fragile little creatures successfully cope with it?

Effects of Elevated CO2 on Herbivore Damage to Birch and Aspen Foliage: Do they enhance or reduce the damage?

Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in CO2-Enriched Forests: How are the two tightly-linked phenomena affected? ... and what are the implications?

Free-Air CO2-Enrichment May Not Be All It's Cracked Up to Be: A new study suggests that the long-used experimental technique may significantly underestimate the magnitude of the aerial fertilization effect of atmospheric CO2 enrichment on plant growth.

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Kealia Pond, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

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