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Computer Models Of Civilization Offer Routes To Ending Global Warming

Scientists who warned of heat waves and rising seas this week also say that it's possible to avoid the worst effects of the warming climate. They're relying on computer models of the world economy.

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A Haven For Soviet Rock And Roll Is Long Gone But Its Music Still Resonates

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Computer Models Of Civilization Offer Routes To Ending Global Warming

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