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Weather satellite budget cuts a ‘disaster in the making’


Jane Lubchenco, head of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, criticises GOP moves to cut funding for critical satellite «America and Europe face a “disaster in the making” because of Congress budget cuts to a critical weather satellite, one of Barack … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Earth’s sea-level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008


Key Points The sea level budget is closed from 1972 Oceans are continuing to warm and sea level to rise Aerosol loading has increased since 2000 Citation: Church, J. A., N. J. White, L. F. Konikow, C. M. Domingues, J. … Continue reading

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Deep oceans can mask global warming for decade-long periods


BOULDER — The planet’s deep oceans at times may absorb enough heat to flatten the rate of global warming for periods of as long as a decade even in the midst of longer-term warming, according to a new analysis led … Continue reading

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Canadian ozone network faces axe


Arctic monitoring stations hit by budget constraints. Quirin Schiermeier, Nature The Harper Government™ continues its war on science: A key source of information about the health of the ozone layer above the Arctic looks set to be choked off. In … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail Personal Attack by “Eyes Wide Open”


In commentary at the Globe and Mail to the article “Cheap and dirty: Where provinces diverge on energy crossroads“, user “Eyes Wide Open” states at 8:23 PM on September 12, 2011 You’ve gotta laugh! Here we have Alan Burke talking … Continue reading

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First global portrait of greenhouse gases emerges from pole-to-pole flights


BOULDER—A three-year series of research flights from the Arctic to the Antarctic has successfully produced an unprecedented portrait of greenhouse gases and particles in the atmosphere, scientists announced today.  The far-reaching field project, known as HIPPO, is enabling researchers to … Continue reading

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Journal editor resigns over ‘flawed’ paper co-authored by climate sceptic


Prof Wolfgang Wagner says research was not properly peer-reviewed and wrongly accepted by Remote Sensing The editor-in-chief of a climate science journal has resigned in response to an academic controversy triggered by his publication of a paper co-authored by a … Continue reading

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