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Research & Commentary: Strings-Attached NCLB Waivers

October 10, 2011

President Barack Obama has announced his administration will grant states waivers from enforcement of the federal No Child Left Behind law, contingent on their adopting specific policy changes favo

Research & Commentary: Picking Education Winners and Losers

September 30, 2011

Recent studies of government and philanthropic funding methods have led to criticism of these entities’ lackluster ability to sponsor successful schools.

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 10 - Economic and Other Policy Implications

August 29, 2011

Chapter 10 presents data on the economic effects of the global warming of the twentieth century, errors in how the IPCC conducts its impact analyses, and recent studies concerning biofuels and the

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 9 - Human Health Effects

August 29, 2011

Chapter 9 finds global warming is more likely to improve rather than harm human health because rising temperatures lead to a greater reduction in winter deaths than the increase they cause in summe

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 6 - Terrestrial Animals

August 29, 2011

Chapter 6 compares observations regarding the fate of terrestrial animals to projections made by the IPCC.

NIPCC IR1 - Appendix 2 - Contributors to the NIPCC 2011 Interim Report

August 29, 2011

Appendix 2 of Climate Change Reconsidered 2011 Interim Report provides brief bios for the three lead authors and titles and affiliations of eight contributors to the report.

NIPCC IR1 - Appendix 1 - Acronyms

August 29, 2011

Appendix 1 of Climate Change Reconsidered 2011 Interim Report is a four-page list of acronyms that appear in the body of the report.

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 8 - Aquatic Life

August 29, 2011

Chapter 8 examines research on the effects of rising temperature and atmospheric CO2 concentrations on aquatic life.

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 7 - Terrestrial Plants and Soils

August 29, 2011

Chapter 7 reviews new research on the effects of rising temperatures and atmospheric CO2 concentrations on plants and soils.

NIPCC IR1 - Chapter 5 - Extreme Weather

August 29, 2011

Chapter 5 compares observations concerning extreme weather, such as floods, drought, storms, and hurricanes, to projections made by the IPCC.

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