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Surprise: Robot Sub Finds Much Thicker Than Expected Antarctic Sea Ice

From the British Antarctic Survey comes this press release which really isn’t a surprise to climate skeptics. In Antarctica, not only is the amount of sea ice increasing each year, but an underwater robot now shows the ice is also much thicker than was previously thought, a new study in Nature Geoscience reports. Underwater robot…

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Quote of the week

Barry woods writes in with this interesting and surprising quote, that says quite a lot about the value of the viewpoint of climate skeptics: From Mark Lynas – India’s Coal conundrum – Which comes first the climate or the poor, and he cites GWPF in that quote! (heresy) To be poor is to be vulnerable,…

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Needed: Accurate climate forecasts

Focusing on carbon dioxide (because that’s where the money is) threatens forecasts, and lives Guest essay by Paul Driessen and David R. Legates President Obama’s agreement with China is about as credible as his “affordable care” pronouncements. Pleistocene glaciers repeatedly buried almost half of the Northern Hemisphere under a mile of ice. The Medieval Warm…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #157

The Week That Was: 2014-11-22 (November 22, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Science Adviser: Recently, the once obscure position of official science adviser has garnered the attention in the popular press. John Holdren,…