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Using my nifty-difty equation for the fractional loss of a quantity that has a linear trend, Arctic sea ice volume is now down 45% since the record started in January 1979.

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"John Christy, my fellow skeptic and fellow co-recipient of this year's Nobel Peace Prize (by virtue of having our names listed in IPCC reports) in the WSJ [ITEM #4]"http://www.sepp.org/twtwfiles/2007/November%203.htm

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I saw the movie Alliance

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A unusual blip in Arctic sea ice extent:

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From today's New York Times:

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"We fear," remarked an Eskimo shaman responding to a religious question from the explorer Knud Rasmussen some fifty years ago. "We fear the cold and the things we do not understand. But most of all we fear the doings of the heedless ones among ourselves." -- Loren Eiseley, "The Winter of Man" from

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Amidst all the other nutbaggery about this election, it's also made me lose some respect for Paul Krugman.Sure, he's a Nobel Laureaute in economics, so he doesn't need my opinion. But I used to respect him for, especially, backing up his claims with data -- often from the

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Third quarter numbers for ocean heat content (OHC) were just published (0-700 m;

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Arctic sea ice extent is at a record low for this date of the year, and Antarctic sea ice extent is second-lowest. The results is that global SIE's anomaly is in completely new territory. (NSIDC data; anomaly relative to 1981-2010.)

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US annualized CO2 emissions peaked in January 2008, at 6.01 gigatons of CO2 per year.The latest US EIA data shows that July 2016 had annualized emissions o

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"Nostalgia locates desire in the past where it suffers no active conflict and can be yearned toward pleasantly."- Robert Hass

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And via Ed Hawkins on Twitter, here's an interesting figure from Guy Callendar's 1938 scientific paper:

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Here's an interesting 1912 newspaper article from New Zealand:

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-------- Forwarded Message -------- Subject: New offering of Climate1x coming up soon! Starts Nov

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Warning: Don't invite Anthony Watts to your parties. He has a habit of leaving a lot of vomit on the floor. Or Eric Worrall, who has been nothing but wrong.I predict Worra

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From a comment by Layzej, here's an instance of Kathleen Hayhoe smoothly dealing with a Texas city counciler...maniac...about his (quite trivial) objections to AGW.Note the city councilor has a self-proclaimed "viscera

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Some of the emails received by Kathryn Hayhoe, who was recently profiled in the NY Times. More

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Don't let the title, "Neighborhood Bully," fool you. Neighborhood Bully - Bob Dylan from Noehed on Vimeo. Ly

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All Of America's Science Nobel Prizes This Year Were Won By Immigrants http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nobel-prize-immigrants_us_57fbdf51e4b068ecb5e0cd4e?section=

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Steven Mosher, at Judith Curry's blog:In short, there is PLENTY of ROOM within the climate science to hold extreme views, both about the science and policy. However,there is no room for the luncacies of

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Some who are called climate "deniers" resent that word (a few embrace it) because, they claim, they're being compared to Holocaust deniers. But it can't be that simple, because even the Holocaust denier David Irving

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NASA just held a press teleconference (images) where they announced the possiblity of the detection of water plumes spurting from the ice on Jupiter's moon Europa. (They did not announce the discovery of life, or anything close to it, as 

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In the OR gubernatorial debate now, the Rep candidate, @BudPierce4Gov, quotes the Nat Acad Sci and Roy Soc London about C pollution.— David Appell (@davidappell)

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Here:NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center say there is unlikely to be a La Niña event in late 2016.We may be stuck with this El Nino warmth after all -- NOAA

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Since this blog likes big summed-up global results, it needs to mention the new paper by Damien G. Desbruyères et al, including Greg Johnson of NOAA, for the heating rate of the deep ocean (< 2000 m) for the period 1991-2010:

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