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Leading Climate Scientist Stephen Schneider Dies at 65 – The World Loses a Great Scientist and Communicator

Stanford University climate scientist Dr. Stephen Schneider died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack while traveling yesterday while on a plane bound for London after attending a meeting in Stockholm. Schneider was Professor of Environmental Biology and Climate Change at Stanford, Co-Director at the Center for Environmental Policy of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and a Senior Fellow…

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Physicists Urge Energy Efficiency as Top Priority

“The Opportunities are Huge and the Costs Are Small” A report released today by the American Physical Society urges the United States to prioritize energy efficiency in cars and buildings as a means of addressing the nation’s dependence on foreign oil and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The report from the 46,000 member organization characterizes the energy crisis as the worst in…

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