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Four British Columbia Professional Associations Issue Joint Statement on Climate Change

Representing 9,000 foresters, biologists and planners, members of the Association of BC Forest Professionals, Association of Professional Biology, College of Applied Biology and Planning Institute of BC (PIBC) Representing 9,000 foresters, biologists and planners will integrate climate science throughout their memberships and call on government to support strong action on climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Understanding past climate and natural climate variability is the key to understanding current climate change

Video: Dr. Maureen Raymo – A Symphony in the Climate System

Dr. Maureen Raymo is a geologist and climate scientist at the Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory. Dr. Raymo has spent her career studying natural climate variability. The first woman to receive the acclaimed Wollaston Award, she seeks to understand how and why climate changes naturally, on timescales of hundreds of millions of years to thousands of years. In this short…

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The increasingly wide temperature fluctuations over short periods of time indicate we could be approaching climate tipping points.

Massive US Temperature Fluctuations and Climate Change

What are the implications of wild swings in temperature for the veracity of climate change? Everyone who follows climate science knows that the planet is warming, but many are unaware of how temperature fluctuations may also be a part of the climate change picture. Scientific observations provide an overwhelmingly compelling body of evidence for global warming. Many lines of scientific…

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IPCC report withstand a barrage of climate denial

Debunking Efforts to Undermine the IPCC’s Latest Climate Report

Climate deniers began working to undermine the fifth Climate Assessment from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) even before the first part of the report was released on September 27. A plethora of media outlets, politicians and business interests are employing a barrage of misinformation tactics to undermine the report. A misguided article published in The Telegraph…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Farm Bill Foibles; Oil Theft in Nigeria; Expected Opposition to Obama Climate Plan, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Charles Krauthammer Washington Post op-ed belies his understanding of climate science and misrepresents Obama’s climate plan. The whole article is misleading and riddled with pseudo-scientific arguments. Obama has started his environmental campaign with 3 years left in office. A necessary focus of his campaign is coal which…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Climate Science Confirmation (again); Beleaguered Oceans; Tar Sands Skyline, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Global warming is real, and it was just confirmed again for about the millionth time. The only people that doubt human-caused climate change are people that benefit from climate change denial or people that believe misinformation campaigns by people who benefit from climate change denial. The…

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evidence for climate change

Video Friday: Evidence for Climate Change Before Al Gore, Computer Models, or the IPCC

Today’s video from Potholer54 (a.k.a. Peter Sinclair) dispels the myth that evidence for climate change is based solely on computer models, or some sort of hoax designed to make Al Gore rich, or a massive conspiracy by a cabal of power-hungry, grant-seeking climate scientists operating under the aegis of the IPCC. It’s stuff your great grandfather knew.