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Can solar radiation management change our climate? Duke, other scientists model high-stakes choices

Until world leaders can agree to hit the brakes on carbon emissions, humanity needs some safeguards. And the urgency of that need has some scientists seriously considering a climate change amelioration strategy—intentionally reducing the sun’s incoming radiation—that might have been dismissed as outlandish in less dire times. Is it now a realistic choice?

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Tech problem with mobile app causes Iowa caucus chaos

Glitches with a new mobile app Monday caused confusion, and some caucus organizers were forced to call in results for the state party to record manually, introducing delays and the possibility of human error. Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price said the delays were not the result of a breach and party systems were secure.

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