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Military: Climate Strategy Vital, Not Political Chicken Game

A panel of extraordinary military leaders—16 men and women generals and admirals, including prior commanders, commandants, and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—came to a pretty devastating conclusion recently about climate strategy. The Military Advisory Board of the Center for Naval Analyses, a 70-year-old federally funded think tank, says that current actions by the

Weather Experts Predicting Warm Winter for Most of U.S.

  For many parts of the United States, the heat has been unbearable this year. As a matter of fact, the U.S. is on track for 2012 being the hottest year ever (well, since the modern record-keeping begun back in the 1800’s anyway). With the current trend over the past 10 months, weather experts are predicting

Extreme Weather Just Gettin' Rollin' — Super Extreme Weather Coming

If you follow climate science, you probably are well aware of the fact that even after you turn of the fossil fuel spicket, it takes awhile for the effects of the greenhouse gases to go away. All the more reason to act now, before things get completely out of control. Now, if you aren’t very aware of this issue above, this full post below by Meteorologist Dr. Jeff Masters of WunderBlog should bring the point home:

2011 Hottest La Niña Year on Record, 11th-Hottest Overall (NOAA)

  The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) both released their final evaluations of global temperatures in 2011 yesterday. They provide two of the longest-standing and most reliable annual evaluations of the climate, using data from the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and National Climatic Data Center

Earth Had Eighth Warmest August on Record

According to America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2011’s August was the eighth warmest since record keeping began back in 1880 and the period of June to August was the seventh warmest such period as well.

NOAA: 2010 Tied for Hottest Year on Record

How many times have you heard that climatologists can’t predict climate because weathermen can’t predict the weather. Plenty if you follow the issue like I do. But just as some prominent climatologists predicted, 2010 was the hottest year on record. That’s what NOAA’s data, the first to come out for the 2010 calendar year, show…

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