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Scott Johnson
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These numbers provoke more optimism than I expected!
A new report documents China's response to the almost unimaginable life-shortening air pollution caused by its rapid growth in coal use.
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Overall, even minimal warming is a drag on production.
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Here's a first look, with links to the report if you feel like a little heavy reading. #IPCC #Climate
Flooding, health concerns, and ocean acidification are among the vulnerabilities.
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A new member of my favorite Cambrian critter's family. Just look at that cute face...
Like whale sharks, relatives of Anomalocaris evolved to filter feed.
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Right next to the plankton strainers.
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Iron fertilization of plankton helped cool climate during glaciations.
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We talk a lot about the problem of climate change, so here are the solutions we need to be talking about.
Third and final section of latest IPCC report gives policymakers a roadmap.
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New video from MelodySheep.
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+0mn0m8w31rdc4ndy  yea yea... ';)
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"Centaurs" are part-asteroid, part-comet, and this one has rings!
They’re not just for planets anymore.
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Step right up to see the incredible shrinking planet!
MESSENGER images show shrinking left scars on the planet’s surface.
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everything shrinks as it cools.
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I don't know about you, but this setup that induces the feeling of an out-of-body experience sounds like a lot of fun.
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science writer, community college educator, hydrogeologist
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  • Ars Technica
    Freelance Science Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Madison Area Technical College
    Earth Science Instructor, 2010 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
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slightly differentiated from the legion as Scott K. Johnson
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Hydrogeology, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Geology, Environmental Studies, 2004 - 2008