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Abdussamatov's Solar Irradiance Prediction is a Total Failure

Deniers like to believe there are reasons why a decline in the Sun's irradiance will lead to another ice age -- it's no

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James Randi

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From Bloomberg News:

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Celilo Falls, Now Gone

Here's a great picture of tribal salmon fishing at Celilo Falls, on the Columbia River, once the fourth largest waterfall in the world by flow rate (over twice the flow over Niagara Falls). It was subme

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When Christopher Monckton Warned about Manmade Greenhouse Gases

He wrote: "...too much carbon dioxide is dangerous."

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So, most of the US's recent reductions in CO2 emissions are due to fracking, which has produced enough natural gas at a low enough price to outperform coal, leading utility managers to shutter coal plants.I don't see why this won't continue, Paris Agreement or not -- it's pure economics. I estimated

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"Let These Cartoonists Illustrate The Horror Of Trump's Climate Change Stance"http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/climate-change-political-cartoons-trump_us_59316488e4b02478cb9a9d62

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An interesting through from

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At least, per capita, from 1850-2005.This result is from a 2014 paper by Damon Matthews et al, "National contributions to observed global warming." The US is by far the biggest absolute contributor -- and even

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That Larsen C ice shelf is now said to be in its last days.... "The crack has spread 17 miles over the past six days." http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-iceberg-breaking-off-21498And th

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I noticed that US CO2 emissions for Feb 2017 were 8% below those of a year ago, Feb 2016.Ignoring the notion that Trump, in his first full month in office, had anything whatsoever to do with this, I was wondering how it happened.

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Here are FY 2018 funding levels for several key federal R&D agencies, according to the American Chemical Society:$9.4 million for the Chemical Safety

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Today NOAA announced that April was the 2nd-warmest year in their records. The monthly calculations of JMO and GISS found the same.I thought I'd put up this chart, which is a calculation of the percentage of global warming that has happened since

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Have I ever mentioned here the blog "The Science of Doom?"If not, I've been remiss. It's a mystery who writes it, but they obviously know their stuff. You could learn a lot about the basic of climate science, and more beyond that. While its postings can be irregular, it's

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This shows the damage deniers can do when people -- like Trump -- have no critical thinking skills. Trump reportedly got all worked up over a fake Time cover claiming that scientists once said an ice age was at hand. From Politico

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I was looking around on Aviso's sea level FTP page, and came across this interesting graph, showing how sea level correlates with ENSOs.

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Absolutely incredible: @realdonaldtrumo says the Constitution is a "really a bad thing for the country." https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/29/trump-blames-con

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The ocean has recovered from its heat loss during last year's El Nino, and is again accumulating heat.Here are the data: 0-700 m,

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Sometimes I wonder what the heck is going on in there.

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Awhile back I su

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"The remarkable thing is that although basic research does not begin with a particular practical goal, when you look at the results over the years, it ends up being one of the most practical things government does."-- Ronald Reagan, Radio Address

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Its up 25% since the 1990s, according to a new paper, mostly due to melting in Greenland:http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/04/26/sea-level-rising-faster-now-1990s-new-study-shows

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Best #MarchforScience Posters

I'll keep this post pinned at the top as I find more and add them. Suggestions welcome.

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Here's a nice, meaty result you can sink your teeth into: A paper in the AGU journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles tries to add up the cumulative carbon emissions from changes in how humans use land.Mostly this means cleari

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via The Atlantic.

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https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/15/climate/tennessee-coal-ash-disposal-lawsuits.html

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