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Storm!: Maybe not.
Storm!: Maybe not.Courtesy liebedich
The committee investigating climate scientist Phil Jones, central figure in the so-called "Climategate" controversy has released a 60-page report clearing him of charges that he had manipulated climate data. It appears the storm brewing since the release of hundreds of hacked emails from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) at Great Britain's University of East Anglia last November will now dissipate.


Many environmentally friendly buildings use solar panels to generate power and large windows for natural light. However, these reflective or transparent materials are deadly to migrating birds which crash into them and die. In Georgia, professor John Wegner has convinced Emory University to cover its new math and science center with netting during the migrating season to protect the birds.

Check out the US Geological Survey (USGS) webpage for Minnesota, with news releases of interest, real-time data, and highlighted links. (Other states available, too.) Today, for example, would be an interesting day to check out real-time water data, or the MN draught watch.