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The Arctic’s near-record sea ice low – big picture


A view from space of Arctic sea ice at a near record low this month. Scientists in Germany, who use a different methodology, said 2011 was a record low See also: Melting ice is Earth’s warning signal – and we … Continue reading

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The ‘other’ Arctic sea ice melt


Reports focus on the possibility a record minimum for Arctic sea ice in September, but a major loss during the early summer months is climatologically more important From the Guardian Environment Network, Dirk Notz, Friday 9 September 2011 “Well, it’s … Continue reading

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Red tape puts chill on Siberian research


Is this where we’re headed for environmental research in Canada, cutting jobs from Environment Canada and hiring for Corrections Canada? Nature: Red tape puts chill on Siberian research High-profile carbon project to proceed, but with a proviso. One of Russia‘s … Continue reading

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How To Think About Science


From the CBC “Ideas” program: How To Think About Science, Part 1 – 24 If science is neither cookery, nor angelic virtuosity, then what is it? Modern societies have tended to take science for granted as a way of knowing, … Continue reading

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