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Art market miracle masks a more mixed picture | Reuters

(Reuters) – One art publication has likened the record-breaking summer sales just ended in London to walking on water, yet auction houses say there is no miracle behind the headline soaring prices that have defied broader economic gloom. Three weeks of sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and smaller rivals wound up …

For U.S., warmest spring and year on record … by a lot | Jay Bookman

The evidence continues to mount; the willful blindness to its consequences continues to keep pace. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s newly released national climate overview: “The national temperature of 57.1 degrees F during spring was 5.2 degrees F above the long-term average, besting the previous warmest spring of …