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Post-Industrial Age Black Carbon Deposits Help Accelerate Loss of Glacial Ice, Marine Ecosystem Changes

Black carbon from man-made burning of fossil fuels and biomass is helping accelerate glacial ice loss at the Mendenhall Glacier and is changing the marine ecosystem in the Gulf of Alaska, a scientific research team finds.

Arctic sea ice - 2011

Effects of Global Warming Posing Threats from the Arctic to Australia

It seems climate change deniers will try every trick in the book and go to almost any lengths to spread their message and gain supporters. You can’t deny what people and all forms of life around the world are experiencing, however, or the growing mountain of evidence supporting climate change theory being amassed by good, honest climate science for that matter.

Shifting currents are eating away at the Pine Island Ice Shelf

Shifting Ocean Currents Drive Accelerating Ice Melt of Antarctic Ice Shelf

Shifting ocean currents appear to be accelerating ice melt of the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf in western Antarctica. According to research published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University have recorded ocean currents driving at and underneath the ice shelf, carving out an expanding cavity from underneath the glacier, creating…

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Picking Cherries With Climate Change Deniers

As the climate change deniers conclude their 4th International Climate Conference, “Reconsidering the Science and Economics” or rather“Science vs. Alarmism,” where they will present “new scientific research,” it is essential that we are cognizant of their tactics to debate and deny the causes and consequences of climate change. One tactic and perhaps the most insidious one is that of cherry-picking the…

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Ancient Sediments from Arctic Lake Add to Evidence of Anthropogenic Warming

Human activity is changing climate in ways not seen on Earth for at least the past 200,000 years. That’s the conclusion of new research published earlier this week in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, adding to the “large pile of evidence” that current climate change has diverged from the natural cyclical variation typical throughout the planet’s history,…

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