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Volume 9 Number 26:  28 June 2006

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

Is the Recent Greenland Temperature Increase Evidence of Man-Induced Global Warming?: A new study both asks and answers the question.

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from Lake Teletskoye in the Altai Mountains of Southern Siberia and Russkaya Gavan' Fjord on the northwestern coast of Novaya Zemlya, Barents Sea.  To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Methane (Emissions to the Atmosphere: Natural Vegetation): Are ongoing environmental trends impacting methane emissions to the atmosphere from natural vegetation and thereby exacerbating global warming?

Journal Reviews
A 221-Year Temperature History of the Southwest Coast of Greenland: What was the warmest decade of the record?

The 20th-Century Behavior of Southeast Icelandic Glaciers: What does it tell us about the contemporary climate of the region?

The Thermal Effect of Anthropogenic Aerosols in the Arctic: How large is it? And what does the answer imply about claims of CO2-induced Arctic warming?

In Vitro Growth Responses of Ornamental Plantlets to Very High Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations: Would increasing the air's CO2 concentration by as much as 8-fold be physiologically detrimental to earth's plant life?

The Growth Response of Rice to Elevated CO2 at High Air Temperatures: Can the crop "take the heat" and register a significant CO2-induced stimulation of total biomass and grain yield?