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Wall Street Journal (newspaper), 94

Walruses, 6

Warming

El NiƱo and, 15 human factors causing, 5-6 mitigation of, 7-8 natural factors causing, 3-4 of oceans, 31, 32 from water vapor, 23 See also Global warming Washington (D.C.), 61 Washington Post (newspaper), 69 Water changes in use of, 80t climate and, 10, 99-101 hydrologic cycle and, 9, 10 locations/sources, 12

specific heat of, 13 temperature changes, 13, 17 Water control networks, 53 Water power, 87

See also Hydroelectric power; Hydropower; Tidal power; Wave power Water supply contamination, 55, 75 for crops, 82-85 groundwater and, 81-82 lakes and, 75-78 melting snow and, 78-81 rivers and, 74-75 Water vapor, 10-11, 20, 23-24, 28, 63,

99, 100 Water wheels, 87-88 Wave power, 90-91, 102, 106 Weather, 4, 61 Weaver, Andrew, 33-34, 43 Keeping Our Cool, 42, 61 Web sites

Earth Observatory, 11 Skeptical Science, 23 WW2010, 12 Webster, Peter, 17 Wentz, Frank, 59, 62 West Africa, 54, 60, 67, 77 Wetlands, 49, 51, 93, 106 Wildlife, 6 Willis, Josh, 31 Wilnis (Netherlands), 52 Wind, 4, 14, 20

Wind power technology, 88, 91 Wind turbines, 88 World Wildlife Fund-Australia, 71 WW2010 (Web site), 12

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