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Stefan Rahmstorf and the consensus of experts on sea level -vs- reality, reality wins

From Stefan Rahmstorf and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Expert assessment: Sea-level rise could exceed 1 meter in this century In contrast, for a scenario with strong emissions reductions, experts expect a sea-level rise of 40-60 centimeters … Continue reading

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Weekly Area of Snow Extent

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about snow the other day. It was occasioned by my look at the correlation (both positive and negative) of temperature and albedo. Albedo is a measure of how much sunlight is … Continue reading

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The Dr. David Viner moment we’ve all been waiting for…a new snow record

WUWT readers surely recall this most often quoted prediction about snow. From the Independent’s most cited article: Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past by Charles Onians: However, the warming is so far manifesting itself more in winters … Continue reading

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Don’t bother with the 2C limit, the sea will swallow us anyway

From Rutgers University Global sea level likely to rise as much as 70 feet for future generations NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Even if humankind manages to limit global warming to 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F), as the Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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Plants and bees keep up with climate change where birds don’t?

Readers may recall last week when I highlighted a press release that said Birds apparently can’t outfly climate change. It seemed ridiculous and there were many questionable claims in that work. Now from Cornell University  we have this today: As … Continue reading

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