Climate Change


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February 2017 saw new records being established. Arctic sea ice extent for February 2017 averaged 14.28 million square kilometers (5.51 million square miles), the lowest February extent in the 38-year satellite record. This is 40,000 square kilometers (15,400 square miles) below February 2016, the previous lowest extent for the month, and 1.18 million […]

Is #Arctic Sea Ice decline natural?



Scott Pruitt
The truly jaw dropping moment of the week just has to be the sight of the new head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, explaining the following on CNBC, after being asked directly … I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and […]

Does Scott Pruitt simply lack a bit of information? – #climate #CarbonDioxide



You are perhaps aware the Mr T is proposing to deploy a rather hefty axe to the funding for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and radically slash its budget. If you did not know that then your starting point can be an article within The Washington Post (3rd March) entitled “White House […]

What are the implications of the NOAA funding cuts?


charged keeling carbon dioxide
In 1958 Charles Keeling began formally recording the levels of Carbon Dioxide in our atmosphere from the NOAA Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. Prior to that we had no continuous and consistent measurements. What he revealed were two things … The seasonal variations in Carbon Dioxide levels (caused by plants bursting into […]

Carbon Dioxide fast approaching 410 ppm – #climate


Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has been the primary climate change denier in congress for the past few years now. If you are truly wondering what motivates his pro-oil anti-science stance then you need look no further than the $700,000 that he has received from the fossil fuel industry during his career in Congress. They are […]

NY State Attorney rejects Congress Subpoena as illegal – #climate