Resources for the Future will introduce its innovative global Forest Carbon Index on Thursday.
NASA's James Hansen attacks the proposed climate treaty that negotiators will be crafting in Copenhagen next week.
On Thursday, 10 December, the House of Representatives Science committee will explore the future of NASA.
As previously expected, the White House has announced the 2012 International AIDS conference will be held in United States for first time since 1990.
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