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Nature - Hidden Heat

Aug 28, 2013 - A prolonged La Nina may explain a leveling off of air temp increase in the past decade. Read More.

Scientific American

July, 1959 article about the effects of CO2 and Climate Change

Do The Math

Bill McKibben and 350.org produced this compelling video.



What Climate Change means to us

The Intersection Between Hydraulic Fracturing and Climate Change

Climate Change Awareness Is Increasing

Recent polls show that over 61 percent of Americans are now convinced that human caused global warming is a serious threat, up from 49 percent in 1997 (link to poll). This is in spite of the millions of dollars the fossil fuel industry funnels through neo-conservative “think tanks” like the Heartland Institute and the George C. Marshall Institute, to name a few, trying to convince people that climate change is a hoax.

Read more of Richard Whiteford's posting here

Yet ... Corbett’s top energy adviser is skeptical about climate science

Governor Corbett’s top adviser on energy issues calls climate change an “evolving science” saying, “reasonable, studious individuals may still be searching for a consensus.” Patrick Henderson was appointed by Corbett to be Pennsylvania’s Energy Executive in 2011. The Philadelphia Inquirer has called him “one of the most powerful people in Harrisburg you don’t know about.” Read more ..

From EcoWatch.com:

“Consider this: nearly all life on Earth could go extinct because of manmade climate change.”

Internationally syndicated talk show host and bestselling author Thom Hartmann released a devastatingly powerful new film, LAST HOURS. A jolting wake-up call for humanity, this 10-minute film describes a terrifying science-based scenario where runaway climate change is triggered by massive releases of frozen methane. Here’s the devastating part: the melting of these trillions of tons of carbon is already underway.

Complete article on EcoWatch

In Other News ..

Here's a nice article on SkepticalScience.com that does a good job of explaining the basics of climate change
- Empirical evidence that humans are causing global warming.

From NASA.gov/climate - 97% of climate scientists agree

From Agence France-Presse - Can UN scientists revive drive against climate change?

From Richmond Times-Dispatch - Mann: Reality and threats of climate change are clear

NOAA's Climate Facebook page - here

From livesciense - Cooler Pacific Ocean may explain climate change paradox, and Spy satellite data Reveal Antarctic Ice Vulnerability