• Benny Peiser: What Is Climate Realism?

    • Date: 18/02/18
    • Benny Peiser, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Understanding Agreement & Disagreement in Climate Science   What is Climate Realism? There are many scientific agreements and disagreements in climate science. While there is general agreement about the modern global warming trend (since 1850), scientific controversies increase as climate research moves further back in time, and predictions move further into the future. Climate realism acknowledges […]

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  • Scientists Surprised: New Observations Alter View Of Atlantic ‘Conveyor Belt’

    • Date: 18/02/18
    • Science Magazine

    Oceanographers have put a stethoscope on the coursing circulatory system of the Atlantic Ocean, and they have found a skittish pulse that’s surprisingly strong in the waters east of Greenland—data that should improve climate models. Floats have helped map the ocean currents in the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. WHOI The powerful currents in the Atlantic, […]

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  • Intensive Agriculture Cooling Temperatures in US Mid-West

    • Date: 16/02/18
    • David L. Chandler | MIT News Office

    An increase in corn and soybean production in the Midwest may have led to cooler, wetter summers there. Scientists agree that changes in land use such as deforestation, and not just greenhouse gas emissions, can play a significant role altering the world’s climate systems. Now, a new study by researchers at MIT and Dartmouth College […]

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  • Medieval Warm Period Mapped Across Africa

    • Date: 15/02/18
    • Institute for Hydrography, Geoecology and Climate Sciences, Ägeri, Switzerland

    The vast majority of land sites in Africa show characteristic warming  during the Medieval Warm Period, in line with similar warming in Europe and North America. Global climate is currently undergoing major change. Experts agree that this change is driven by a combination of man-made and natural factors. However, full quantification of the anthropogenic and […]

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  • Scientists Warn Of Unusually Inactive Sun: Will We Face A Little Ice Age?

    • Date: 12/02/18
    • International Business Times

    A study by the University of California San Diego has said the Sun will experience a cold period where all solar activities will be reduced drastically. Remember the 1989 science fiction novel The Dying Sun by Gary Blackwood, where people were forced to migrate from the US to Mexico because of the freezing weather triggered by cooling down of […]

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  • Global Warming vs. Solar Cooling: The Showdown Begins in 2020

    • Date: 10/02/18
    • Live Science

    The sun may be dimming, temporarily. Don’t panic; Earth is not going to freeze over. But will the resulting cooling put a dent in the global warming trend? A periodic solar event called a “grand minimum” could overtake the sun perhaps as soon as 2020 and lasting through 2070, resulting in diminished magnetism, infrequent sunspot […]

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  • False Alarm: ‘Sinking’ Pacific Island Is Getting Bigger Scientists Discover

    • Date: 09/02/18
    • AFP

    The Pacific nation of Tuvalu — long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels — is actually growing in size, new research shows. A University of Auckland study examined changes in the geography of Tuvalu’s nine atolls and 101 reef islands between 1971 and 2014, using aerial photographs […]

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  • Cooling Sun May Partially Offset Global Warming, U.S. Scientists Predict

    • Date: 06/02/18
    • Times of San Diego

    The Sun might emit less radiation by mid-century, giving Earth a chance to warm a bit more slowly but not halting human-induced climate change, according to a new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Magnetic loops gyrate above the sun,on March 23-24, 2017. NASA photo Our star’s cool down would be the result of what astrophysicists […]

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