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Where we share information on climatology and the changing Earth's climate.

With of course a special thought for deniers and those who would profit from denial.

Location: #science
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Latest Activity: Jul 31


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A snip for the planet

Started by Davy. Last reply by Chris May 2, 2015. 18 Replies

Blokes, it's time to man-up and face the snip - the future of the planet could well depend upon your decision, argues Dr Paul Willis who is the director of …Continue

Tags: consumption., resource, global, contraception, Vasectomy

Off Shore Wind Farms an Unforeseen Bonus

Started by Davy. Last reply by Lester Unega Waya Apr 3, 2014. 5 Replies

Off Shore Wind Farms an Unforeseen BonusOffshore wind turbines like those being planned off the East Coast could one day do double duty for residents, according to a new study.Scientists at the…Continue

Tags: electricity, generation, turbine, force, farm

Not just the Koch brothers: New study reveals funders behind the climate change denial effort

Started by Davy. Last reply by Chris Jan 12, 2014. 3 Replies

A new study conducted by Drexel University's environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD,exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change counter-movement.…Continue

Tags: denial, Climate

NASA: Climate Change Evidence

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Comment by Doone on July 31, 2017 at 2:28pm

Hotter and hotter summers, extremely hot

Climate scientist James Hansen and team looked at summer temperatures over several decades. The New York Times charted the increases.

To create the bell curves, Dr. Hansen and two colleagues compared actual summer temperatures for each decade since the 1980s to a fixed baseline average. During the base period, 1951 to 1980, about a third of local summer temperatures across the Northern Hemisphere were in what they called a “near average” or normal range. A third were considered cold; a third were hot.

Since then, summer temperatures have shifted drastically, the researchers found. Between 2005 and 2015, two-thirds of values were in the hot category, and nearly 15 percent were in a new category: extremely hot.



Comment by Doone on July 13, 2017 at 2:24pm

The Great Red Spot

Let’s end the day with something more edifying than the Trump White House. Here is Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, as captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during a final flyby before it crashes forever into the inky depths of the planet. Image processing by Roman Tkachenko, with some additional putzing around by me. Click here if you want to play around yourself. 

Comment by Doone on July 13, 2017 at 9:09am
Comment by Doone on July 12, 2017 at 6:33pm

Larsen C calves trillion ton iceberg — A one trillion tonne iceberg - one of the biggest ever recorded - has calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. The calving occurred sometime between Monday 10th July and Wednesday 12th July 2017, when a 5,800 square km section of Larsen C finally broke away.

Comment by Doone on July 8, 2017 at 3:11pm

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice

Comment by Stephen on July 5, 2017 at 12:04pm

Comment by Doone on June 25, 2017 at 9:27pm

Earth compared to all its water and air

Comment by Chris on June 20, 2017 at 4:35am

Maybe the seed bank should be moved into a salt mine.

Comment by Doone on June 14, 2017 at 8:06pm

Comment by Doone on June 10, 2017 at 7:50am

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