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Galileo:

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/03/17/will-the-d-c-court-of-appeals-rehear-the-michael-mann-defamation-case/?utm_t

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GISS Fits

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Second-Warmest February

It's not getting much cooler: GISS and JMO both find February the 2nd-warmest Feb, after only 2016. The GISS global anomaly, 1.

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https://www.carbonbrief.org/rate-ocean-warming-quadrupled-since-late-twentieth-century

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The Australian Bureau of Meteorology says six of eight international models they consider suggest an El Niño by July.(The Australians care because El Ninos typically bring below ave

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I like this, from Eric Steig of U Washington:

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UAH has finally published their paper explaining the version 6 (here's the final submitted version), in the

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The maximum extents of winter sea ice in the Arctic are their lowest values yet, according to two different datasets, JAXA v2 and NOAA. (I think it's fair to call the peak now, several days after.)JAXA v2 has Arctic SIE peaking on 3

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An apparently ridiculous, irrational look at geoengineering. In theatres October 20th.  G

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This February was the second-warmest in the continental US records (going back to 1895), after 1954.That looks strange, 1954, but it was 0.25°F warmer then.Still, this February's anomaly was 5.85°F above the 1980-2010 baseline, and 7.34°

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Med Update

Now I feel a little weird about having shared my medical issue publicly, but I guess there's no turning back at this point.

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By Andrew Freedman http://mashable.com/2017/03/02/australia-record-heat-global-warming/#.SWf0xo2GEqH

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https://qz.com/919982/a-nasa-engineer-explains-why-trumps-plan-to-cut-the-space-agencys-climate-science-program-is-a-lot-harder-than-it-sounds/

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Following Joe's suggestion (thanks), here I plot temperature since 1970 versus log(CO2):

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In an argument discussion on a post from earlier this month, it's suggested to plot tem

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Learn from our past. Please. pic.twitter.com/ZTSHwzm8JA— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 23, 2017

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I'm sad to see that physicist Mildred Dre

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Great op-ed in the Seattle Times: http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/as-epa-head-scott-pruitt-must-act-on-climate-change/

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And, just for the record, Arctic sea ice extent is currently ranked 3rd lowest for February 20ths, behind 2016 and 2006, and global sea ice extent is ranked lowest for this date.--Sorry for not posting much interesting lately, just numbers and political fluff. I haven't been feeling well for some tim

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"It is unlikely that the Anthropocene moniker has the symbolic power to correct ecomyopia, which the authors define as the tendency to not recognize, to ignore, or fail to act on new information that contradicts political arrangements, social norms, or world views...." -

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"The liberty of the press is essential to the security of freedom in a state: it ought not, therefore, to be restrained in this commonwealth."— John Adams, Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

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I don't know what it is about where I live now, but I keep getting ice spikes in my ice cube trays here.Never have seen them anywhere else I've lived. I like them. I feel like something s

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An interesting video by Peter Sinclair:

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John Bates:"I knew people would misuse this. But you can’t control other people."- Science, 2/8/17

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Over a year and a half ago, there was a comment on a post of mine, "Why Very Warm Events are Exponentially More Probable in a Warmer World," about temperatures in Salem, Oregon, where I live,

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