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Claim: Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster – but never mind the active volcanic region under the ice

From Princeton University, where they may not have read this paper that just happens to talk about the same area: West Antarctica. Numerous volcanoes exist in Marie Byrd Land, a highland region of West Antarctica. High heat flow through the crust in this region may influence the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet The…

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AMO fingered in newly discovered 200 year bipolar disorder lag

From Oregon State University and the department of “we fully understand Earth’s climate, we just need more funds” department comes this bit of a surprise. (h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard) Researchers find 200-year lag between climate events in Greenland, Antarctica CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study using evidence from a highly detailed ice core from…

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State of the Sea Ice – January 2015

 Guest essay by Robert A Cook, PE Annually, the President is required to address the nation and report on the State of the Union. Other writers here regularly report on the oceans and El Nino/ENSO conditions, the duration and status of the extended “pause” in global warming we now are enjoying, and the global average…