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Climate Change Deniers vs Climate Scientists – Who’s Right on Arctic Sea Ice?

In the never-ending non-contest between climate change deniers and climate scientists, there is plenty of gloating to go around. Tossing down the gauntlet once again, Peter Sinclair challenges Joe Bastardi, the King of Climate Change Deniers, to a six-year review of Bastardi’s 2010 prediction on Arctic sea ice behavior. Award-winning climate writer and videographer Sinclair […]

July 25th

World Record-Breaking 2014 Weather And Climate

It isn’t official yet, but 2014 appears to have been the hottest year on the world temperature record. In December, during the U.N. climate talks in Lima, Peru (COP20), the World Meteorological Organization announced in a provisional statement that this conclusion about 2014 weather and climate was virtually certain. WMO bases its report on datasets […]

January 1st

Methane Emissions "Through The Roof" As Arctic Melts Faster Than Predicted: Arctic Study Group

Arctic methane emissions this month were recorded at historic-high levels, causing great concern among climatologists, who cite rapidly melting Arctic sea-ice and warming oceans as the main causes. As reported in the blog Arctic News, “huge amounts of methane are now escaping from the seabed of the Arctic Ocean, penetrating the sea ice, and entering the […]

November 15th

The Arctic Lost US-Sized Sea Ice in 2012

The UN’s World Meteorological Organisation has released it’s provisional annual statement on the state of the global climate and it shows that, if things keep going as they have for the first 10 months of the year, 2012 will join the ranks of warmest years on record that have been filled by the years 2001 […]

November 29th

Arctic Sea Ice May Disappear Within 4 Years, According To One Of The World's Leading Sea Ice Researchers

  The complete collapse of Arctic sea ice during the summer months may happen within four years, according to one of the world’s leading sea ice researchers. The Arctic sea ice is very rapidly disappearing, much faster than climate models have predicted. It reached its lowest ever recorded extent earlier this summer, weeks before the […]

September 21st

‘Virtually’ Certain Effect of Human-Caused ‘Climate Change Is Observable in Arctic Sea Ice Already Today’ (Study)

  Here’s one more huge repost of the day. This one comes from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology via (Climate Progress). Quick summary? Humans are warming the Earth. Yeah, we knew that, but scientists have just added the 10,000th piece of evidence (figuratively speaking) with a study on Arctic sea ice loss. Here’s more in […]

May 11th

Grim Statistics Follow January 2012

Every month the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration release a series of highlights depicting the state of the previous months climate. January 2012s statistics have been released, and the lead story for many is that it was the 19th warmest January on record at 12.39°C (54.30°F), which is 0.39°C (0.70°F) above the 20th century average of  12.0°C […]

February 15th

Global Temperatures 12th Warmest on Record for November

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the US the globe experienced its 12th warmest November since record keeping began back in 1880. On top of this, Arctic sea ice extent was the third smallest on record at 11.5 percent below average, and  La Niña conditions continued throughout the month and is expected […]

December 15th

Environmental News of the Week: Polar Bears, More Plagues Likely, & More

Here’s our roundup of interesting (good & bad) environmental and wildlife news of the week, other than what we’ve covered already. White House: Polar Bears Not ‘Endangered’ The Obama administration is sticking with a George W. Bush-era decision to deny polar bears endangered species status. In a court filing Wednesday, the Fish and Wildlife Service […]

December 24th