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Rain fell on Greenland’s ice sheet for the first time ever known. Alarms should ring

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Many people believed he couldn’t do it. Ski across the Greenland ice sheet, a vast, unmapped, high-elevation plateau of ice and snow? Madness. But Fridtjof Nansen, a young Norwegian, proved them wrong. In 1888, he and...

Harvard represents reason and science. So why hasn’t it divested from fossil fuels yet?

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On display in every corner of the Harvard University campus, carved in stone, students find a shield with three books and the inscribed school motto: “Veritas.” Latin for truth. Ah yes, truth. The word rolls easily o...