Category Archives: Global Climate

If the ‘Science is Settled,’ Why are There So Many Questions?


I read a fascinating article in Nature.com on the influence of the Southern Ocean on climate.  I’m not a scientist, so I can’t examine the truth of the article, but I do know words. Certain words and phrases in the … Continue reading

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But We Knew This


The left has done more damage to the social and so-called pure sciences than the right.  While the right may believe in things like creationism and reject climate change, those ideas do not hurt scientific research.  So says John Tierney … Continue reading

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It is Almost as if the Climate is Complex


And by complex, I mean complex enough that you can’t do much by cutting off greenhouse gasses.  If you could, which you can’t. Scroll down past the map of the Great Ice Age, which happened two million years ago. From … Continue reading

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“Science is hard…” claims blogger.


Source (or the blog where I found it.) Related: The accelerated melting of the lower Greenland ice sheet in recent years is reportedly due in large part to the increasing abundance of cryoconite granules and pigmented algae. However, how many … Continue reading

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Ban Swamps!


It’s almost as if atmospheric gasses are a part of a very complex system which defies prediction or manipulation with today’s technology! Grist: The amount of methane in the atmosphere is growing, but it’s not coming from where you think. … Continue reading

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We’re Not Scaring Our Kids About Global Warming Enough


Says NPR.  A story Wednesday  morning featured a courageous teacher who decided to teach her students about the effects of Global Climate Change.   But first, the bad news: A study in the journal Science this spring found that half … Continue reading

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Global Warming Expedition Stuck


In port.  Can’t demonstrate exceptional ice melt.  Too much ice. dailycaller.com: The Polar Ocean Challenge is taking a two month journey that will see them go from Bristol, Alaska, to Norway, then to Russia through the North East passage, back to Alaska … Continue reading

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Environmentalists: Writing So You Think Things Are Bad. Really, Really Bad


Here is a sentence from a Grist article on Adelie penguins: But climate change is heating up their home, and they’re not happy about it. A warming Antarctic might lead to declines in 60 percent of penguin colonies by 2099, … Continue reading

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