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Melting Arctic sea ice could be disrupting the oceans' circulation-with major consequences: study

We already know that melting sea ice in the Arctic is bad news. Less ice means less habitat for animals like polar bears, and it also means there are fewer reflective surfaces in the North to bounce sunlight back into space, allowing the planet to absorb more heat. 1,369 more words


Scientization of politics

The three videos below are simply excellent. They appear on YouTube and I suggest that you listen/watch them in this order, as the speakers will refer to each other’s talks. 288 more words


Stefan Rahmstorf and the consensus of experts on sea level -vs- reality, reality wins

From Stefan Rahmstorf and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Expert assessment: Sea-level rise could exceed 1 meter in this century

In contrast, for a scenario with strong emissions reductions, experts expect a sea-level rise of 40-60 centimeters by 2100 and 60-100 centimeters by 2300. 943 more words

Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change

The New IPCC Report and Climate Change Fatigue

Six years ago, the release of the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) caused a considerable stir. I suspect that the publication of the… 644 more words

Climate Change

World's top climate scientists 'cover up' fact that Earth's temperature hasn't risen for the last 15 years

Scientists working on the most authoritative study on climate change were urged to cover up the fact that the world’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years, it is claimed. 680 more words

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