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NASA scientist: 2014 Arctic minimum likely to be among lowest

by Holly Shaftel, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Published 27th August 2014, in http://climate.nasa.gov/news/1148/

As we head toward September, the Arctic is approaching its annual minimum sea ice extent (i.e., the total area covered by at least 15 percent of ice). 95 more words

Climate Warnings

Global warming is about to turn Sweden's highest mountain into its second highest

The snow-capped southern peak of Lapland’s Kebnekaise, in the Scandinavian Mountains, reaches 2,097.5 meters (6,881.6 feet) above sea level, making it the highest point in Sweden. 272 more words

Fake Ginger Discount Card & Unicycle For A Cause - Stupid News

A man takes to his unicycle to try to raise awareness. Plus a Scottish man uses his hair for a discount.

UNICYCLE FOR A CAUSE… 131 more words

Features

I think I need another break!

I think I probably need to take another short break from all of this online nonsense. I’ve recently been commenting on Bishop-Hill and had been quite enjoying it. 732 more words

Climate Change

5 Terrifying Facts From the Leaked UN Climate Report

—By James West| Thu Aug. 28, 2014 2:08 PM EDT (Source: Mother Jones)

How many synonyms for “grim” can I pack into one article? 906 more words

Climate Change

Ronald Reagan and Acid Rain

“I have flown twice over Mount St. Helens out on our West Coast. I’m not a scientist and I don’t know the figures, but I have a suspicion that that one little mountain has probably released more sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere of the world than has been released in the last ten years of automobile driving or things of that kind that people are so concerned about.” 56 more words

Acid Rain

Documentary of the Day: Cowspiracy!

A couple of weeks ago I was perusing Vegansaurus and came across a documentary that looked super intriguing. So naturally I clicked on the link, and what do you know there’s a showing near me! 659 more words