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Rachel Pike:
The science behind a climate headline

TEDGlobal 2009 · 4:13 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline
4:13 · Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change, with her team — one of thousands who contributed — taking a risky flight over the rainforest in pursuit of data on a key molecule.

Atmospheric chemist
Rachel Pike studies climate change at the molecular level — tracking how emissions from biofuel crops react with the air to shape weather trends globally. Full bio
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