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Sometimes, you just have to laugh at the sheer desperation of claims being made. Such is the case of the agitprop known as “Climate Central” which is privately funded to produce slick graphics and scare stories about climate change.
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Friday Funny – Climate Central’s scare graph excuse: ‘The oceans ate the warming’ — Watts Up With That?
Climate Central just completed a novel analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise and coastal flooding. They found that 147 to 216 million people live on land that will be below sea level or regular flood levels by the end of the century, assuming emissions of heat-trapping gases continue on their current trend. 651 more words
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❝ Climate change is driving up summer temperatures across the country. We often talk about warming in terms average temperatures, which can be perceived as small to the public, but any rise in the average temperature leads to a rise in the the number of days that are extremely hot.
Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state. Skyrocketing temperatures are altering the essence of the region, melting ice on land and sea, driving more intense wildfires, altering ocean circulation, and dissolving permafrost. 876 more words
California’s biblical deluge has occupied many a meteorologists’ mind this February. But another notable story is unfolding across the eastern US.
Unseasonable warmth has kickstarted spring up to a month early in the southeastern US, cut into already paltry Great Lakes ice cover and created skiing conditions more reminiscent of April in the Northeast. 977 more words