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Volume 9 Number 36:  6 September 2006

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

Global Warming and Plant Respiration: How does the former affect the latter?

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from Lower Grindelwald Glacier, Bernese Alps, Switzerland and Sierra Nevada, California, USA. To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Respiration (Response to CO2 - Herbaceous Plants: Other): A hodgepodge of studies of various herbaceous plants suggests that elevated levels of atmospheric CO2 tend to somewhat reduce their respiration rates. However ...

Journal Reviews
Melting of Antarctic Ice Margins: How fast did the melting accelerate over the last two decades of the 20th century, when the earth experienced a warming that has been claimed by climate alarmists to have been unprecedented over the past two millennia?

A Half-Century of Snow Cover Data from Western China: What do the data reveal about snow response to rising temperatures?

Millennial-Scale Climate Cycling in North-Central China: How does it compare with the North Atlantic drift-ice record? And what do we learn from the comparison?

Possible Future Global Change Effects on Seawater Salinity and Acidity: How significant might they be, especially for the world's marine life?

CO2 Effects on Weed-Challenged Soybeans: Atmospheric CO2 enrichment helps most when weeds threaten most.