Climate Change


Will there be a Mini Ice age in 2030? … Nope. 1

If you are plugged into the media, then you will have seen stories popping up about a a mini Ice age in 2030 and of course we get the usual qualifiers … “scientists predict” … so it just must be true. You can find the story in Wired, CNN, and many other outlets including the Daily Mail (anything you find in the Daily Mail these days is an immediate red flag that you need to be highly skeptical). So who exactly is promoting […]

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Climate Change – The latest Numbers

If you still have doubts regarding the reality of Climate Change, then you really do need to read the article that Dan Sung has written within the UK’s Independent. Oh and yes, that picture above comes with the article. Do you remember that US Senator harping on about Climate Change being a myth because the temperature outside was unusually cold? It was Jim Inhofe, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works He brought a snowball on to the Senate floor […]

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Twitter Storm on Climate Change and Balance at the BBC

Physicist Helen Czerski has managed to stir things up recently when tweeting about Climate Change: The Inconvenient Facts. To set the ball rolling climate scientist Michael Mann took to Twitter to complain that the BBC was “actively promoting misinformation” about man-made climate change, and in reply Helen Czerski, responded that the show is “v. balanced in sense that there is no “skeptic” voice.” … … and that then sets things rolling … … etc (I’ll leave the rest up to your imagination). […]

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Arctic sea ice reaches lowest maximum ever recorded

As you might indeed expect, the ice covering the Arctic sea oscillates, we have the summer melt that is then followed by the winter freeze, and as we pass through these regular cycles the National Snow and Ice Data Centre measures what is happening and reports the latest on a daily basis. How? They get reliable measurements of the sea ice extent from satellites that pass over the  polar region several times each day. To monitor Arctic sea ice, NSIDC primarily has used […]

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Climate Change denier Senator Inhofe tossed a snowball in the senate 1

Least you wonder, no my title here is not a subtle play on words to conjure up a metaphor, it is a literal description, US Senator Jim Inhofe, brings in a snowball that he picked up outside, holds it up and then tosses it across the senate floor. His entire argument was, “Look, there is lots of snow outside, it is really cold, so obviously this Climate Change claim is a complete hoax”. Somebody asked on twitter – “Is he […]

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Climate Change denier was paid to take that stance

Willie Wei-Hock Soon, an aerospace engineer and a part-time employee at the Solar and Stellar Physics (SSP) Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is better known in some quarters as a rather vocal critic of the prevailing scientific consensus that human activity is a significant contributor to climate change. He does does not deny that global warning is happening, but rather has argued that most of it is caused by solar variation. For example … Here is his testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public […]

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