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Volume 9 Number 28:  12 July 2006

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

The Net Primary Productivity Response of Earth's Temperate Forests to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment: How large is it? How stable is it? How substantial is the evidence for it? How significant is it?

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from Apennines, Italy and the Northwestern Arabian Sea.  To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Monsoon (Models vs. Observations): After seven decades of fine-tuning models of the planet's monsoonal circulations, one would think we'd be pretty good at simulating them by now. However ...

Journal Reviews
Recent Climate Change and Western U.S. Forest Fires: What changes have occurred? ... and how have they impacted forest fires?

A 1500-Year History of Drought on the U.S. Great Plains: What does it reveal about the climate-alarmist claim that extraordinary global warming produces extraordinary droughts?

Damaging Snowstorms of the United States: Have they become more frequent in response to the global warming of the past half century?

CO2 Effects on Carbon and Nitrogen in a Six-Year Open-Top Chamber Study of Ponderosa Pine Seedlings: Were there any signs of progressive nitrogen limitation over the course of the experiment?

Elevated CO2 Boosts Water Use Efficiency of Two California Grassland Species: How significant were the improvements and how widespread are they likely to be in a CO2-enriched world of the future?