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This is old news, but I might want to refer to it later.Exxon scientist J.F. Black, memo of June 6, 1978:"What is considered the best presently available climate model for treat

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Zeke Hausfather, now at Carbon Brief, shared the poster he's presenting today at the AGU Fall Meeting in DC.If you are around at the AGU this afternoon, come see my pos

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So I was looking at the latest sea level data from AVISO in France. A recent publication found that sea level rise is accelerating, at 0.084 ± 0.025 mm/yr2

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Simon and Garfunkel couldn't have said it better....turn up the volume and enjoy! https://t.co/T86VpoFnfi— Joy Brautigam (@BrautigamJoy)

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This is impressive, and from a country whose per capita CO2 emissions are 11% of Americans'.India is now a world leader in renewable #energy. Here's how

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A new study says 1940s and 1950s earthquakes in Los Angeles were likely caused by WW2-era oil extraction.

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2018's CO2 Increase is 2.7% Over 2017's

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There was an even earlier, significant warning about carbon dioxide, than that in 1965 from the American Petroleum Institute. It came from Edward Teller in 1959.That year, there were five invited speakers at a symposiu

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Frank Ikard, American Petroleum Institute president, said this at API’s annual meeting in 1965:"CO2 is being added to atmosphere by the burning of [fossil fuels] at such a rate that by 2000 the heat balance will be so modified as possibly to cause marked changes in climate beyond local or national effort

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Apropos of this post, where the comment section turned into an argument discussion of domestic terrorism from the left versus the right, the Washington Post has a story today:

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The only thing for it is to run the Jedeye Mind Trick right back at 'em.Look ma, my models suddenly aren't stupid! pic.twitter.com/HJQYJglIi9— Brandon R. Gates (@brandonrgates)

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Renewable energy use under Trump's watch has now flatlined:

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From the NY Times:

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I'll assume you know by now the saga of the 10/31 Resplandy et al Nature paper that found a larger uptake of heat by the ocean.Short story: Nic Lewis found an issue with the paper, but then couldn't refrain from acting unprofessionally.

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Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo

Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo in Australia. Beautiful.

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I almost never get any comments here, whereas people like Ken Rice get tons of comments.Why is that? You can be honest.... Almost all of you are anonymous anyway.

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No.Yesterday, or the day before, I can't remember, an NPR story that I can't find now, about plastics and, instead, making bottles from paper, said that US CO2 emissions have declined under Trump.That's false.Here are the 12-month increases in US CO2 emissions since Trump took office in J

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I've heard of warming commitment -- how much more the surface will warm if we stopped emitting greenhouse gases immediately (it's about 0.5°C), but until this video titled "This is the scariest graph I've ever seen," I had missed this result for sea level rise commi

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Trump 2016

From @CH_Cartoon

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From the Hadley Centre's CRUTEMP4, whose latest data just came out.

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Microplastics

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Did Dinosaurs Sleep?

Last night I was reading Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall (it's good, not great), and suddenly wondered 'did the dinosaurs sleep?' It never occurred to me before to ask. After a little Googling I found

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Below is a picture of a pizza human tear drop, by Norm Barker of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Art as Applied to Medicine, a winner in Nikon’s micro-photo competition, and 

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Yeah -- seas

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Over six years ago (omg)

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This news story about Tangier Island's jetty approval has a accompanying video (I guess that's

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Here's an usual change -- a sharp increase in the sea surface temperature anomaly of the Nino34 region in the central Pacific Ocean -- the region taken to be most indicative of the ENSO state. The anomaly, now above 0.5°C, is in El Nino terrority.

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Novel Graphic on Arctic Sea Ice Extent

From "Changing state of Arctic sea ice across all seasons," Julienne Stroeve and Dirk Notz, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 13, N 10, 24 Sept 2018 (open access).

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