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Volume 9 Number 32:  9 August 2006

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

Has the Historical Rise in the Air's CO2 Content Stimulated Tree Growth Over the Past Century?: An intriguing new study of white spruce trees in Canada provides compelling evidence that it has.

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from Lake Redon, Central Pyrenees, Northeast Spain and Pickerel Lake, South Dakota, USA.  To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Climate Oscillations (Millennial Variability - Europe): What do we learn about 20th-century global warming from studies of the much-longer climatic history of Europe?

Journal Reviews
The Real Cause for Concern About Sea Level: What is it?

Effects of Global Warming on El Niņos: Some climate models are beginning to better represent reality in this regard.

The Medieval Warm Period in Western North America: Was it warmer or cooler than it is today?

Global Warming and Carbon Sequestration by Boreal Ecosystems: How does the former affect the latter?

Recovery from Bleaching in Corals: A new study reveals a mechanism that greatly boosts success rates.