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Another “end of snow” prediction

15 years after Dr Viner embarrassed the British Climate Research Unit, Griffith University in Australia has just joined the slowly growing list of academic institutions which have predicted the “end of snow”. According to ABC Australia; Research conducted by Griffith University’s Environmental Futures Research Institute has warned that snow regions in Australia must adapt to…

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Heathrow Hijinks

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Once again the Week In Review-Science Edition over at Dr. Judith Curry’s website brings up interesting news. It appears that the first of July was hot in the UK, and among others the airport at Heathrow set a record high temperature for the date.. This led to a bit of…

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An Albedic Curiosity

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I had one of my investigations take a curious turn recently. I was going to use as my springboard the most interesting 2015 paper entitled The Albedo Of Earth, by Graeme L. Stephens et al. However, a strange thing happened along the way. I got to thinking about their Figure…

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Exxonomics

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The British rag “The Guardian” gets astounding web traction. Here’s the headline and first part of a story that, despite only being posted yesterday, has already spawned ninety-five copies across the web: Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, email says – but it funded deniers for 27 more years…