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Boecker receiving the National Medal of Science from President Bill Clinton in 1996. Photo: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Geoscientist dubbed the ‘Grandfather of Climate Science’ dies at 87

The deaths of notable figures this week might reveal a lot about the circles individuals watch most closely. The fashion-focused will be mourning the death of Karl Lagerfeld at 85. Fans of Grey Gardens will charge their glasses for one of the people behind the documentary, Lee Radziwill, who also died aged 85. Meanwhile, lovers of science might be instead honouring the work of Wallace Smith Broecker.

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