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Volume 7 Number 14:  7 April 2004

Temperature Record of the Week
This issue's Temperature Record of the week is from Fillmore, Utah. Visit our U.S. Climate Data section to plot and view these data for yourself.

African Droughts and Dust in the Americas: New findings repudiate prior scientific hypotheses and assumptions of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, while suggesting yet another beneficial consequence of the ongoing rise in the air's CO2 content.

Subject Index Summaries
Vines: How do vines respond to atmospheric CO2 enrichment?  And what are the ramifications of the answer to this question?

Nitrogen Fixation (Woody Plants): As the air's CO2 content climbs ever higher, will it stimulate the growth of leguminous trees and enhance their fixation of nitrogen?

Journal Reviews
The Snow-Cover Season of Southern Poland: In light of what climate alarmists call the unprecedented warming of the 20th century, by how many days would you expect the snow-cover season in southern Poland to have decreased over the past hundred years?  Five days?  Fifteen days?  A whole month?  And what about maximum snow depth?

The Medieval Warm Period in Fennoscandia: How did its summer temperature compare with that of the present?

Heat-Related Mortality: Economics vs. Climate Change: Economic developments over the past few decades in the United States have more than compensated for increasing heat stress in the realm of temperature-related mortality.

Carbon Sequestration in European Peat Bogs: How does it vary with climate?

UV Radiation: Can It Prevent Coral Bleaching?: Not only can it prevent coral bleaching, it does!