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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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Action Needed to Manage Climate Change Risks


Action Needed to Manage Climate Change Risks; U.S. Response Should Be Durable, But Flexible. Released today from the National Academies. WASHINGTON — Warning that the risk of dangerous climate change impacts is growing with every ton of greenhouse gases emitted … Continue reading

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Seven Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense


2009-11-30 Scientific American Evidence for human interference with Earth’s climate continues to accumulate Answers to the most common mythological claims by contrarians and denialists (follow the link for the answers): Claim 1: Anthropogenic CO2 can’t be changing climate, because CO2 … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2011


The GOES series of satellites keep an eye on the weather happening over the continental U.S. and eastern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and had a busy time with wild weather in 2010. Today, GOES-13 captured one of the last images … Continue reading

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Can Social Science Combat Climate Change?


2010-12-28 Scientific American Scientists remove some of the guesswork about how individuals will use energy in 2050 by looking at past campaigns to induce personal change and their effectiveness Roughly 44 percent of Californians smoked tobacco in 1965. By 2010, … Continue reading

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A Natural By-Product of Nature


2010-12-27 greenman3610 CO2 is a naturally occurring compound, that plays a profound and vital role in a myriad of natural processes. How could more of it be bad? Here’s how (click here)

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Cloud Feedback


2010-12-10 Science Cloud ‘feedback’ affects global climate and warming, says Texas A&M study COLLEGE STATION, Dec. 9, 2010 – Changes in clouds will amplify the warming of the planet due to human activities, according to a breakthrough study by a … Continue reading

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