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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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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.  

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The Promise of Climate Change Education Standards

“In order to learn the nature of the myriad things, you must know that although they may look round or square, the other features of oceans and mountains are infinite in variety; whole worlds are there. It is so not only around you, but also directly beneath your feet, or in a drop of water.” -Genjo Koan Education is a…

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Enviro News Wrap: Growth in US Solar; Changing Perceptions of Global Warming; US Plays Catch-Up in Enviro Policy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Growth in the solar industry in the US is strong and likely to become the second largest of new energy production in 2013. Chinese solar manufacturing took a hit this month though because Suntech is falling into bankruptcy. It looks like the Chinese government…

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