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Fiji Waters

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, I’ve been using a home-made thermometer setup to measure the air and water temperatures of the waters around Fiji. To start with, I’ve been thinking about just why I did it. The answer, as with many things in my life, is “I’m not…

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Harvard Business Review: Conflating LGBT Rights with Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Harvard Business Review thinks that because some businesses objected to North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law, this is a sign they will all soon jump on the bandwagon, and take real action to tackle climate change. After North Carolina passed a bizarre transgender bathroom law with sweeping implications (one that, according…

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The cause of a record warm El Niño year? Leftovers

From AGU: Leftover warm water in Pacific Ocean fueled massive El Niño WASHINGTON, DC — A new study provides insight into how the current El Niño, one of the strongest on record, formed in the Pacific Ocean. The new research finds easterly winds in the tropical Pacific Ocean stalled a potential El Niño in 2014…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #225

The Week That Was: 2016-05-07 (May 7, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Tropical Atmosphere: Temperature trends in the tropical atmosphere are particularly important because, according to the theory advanced by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on…