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New climate reconstruction study claims humans have been causing warming since the onset of the Industrial Revolution.

From the ignoring natural variation with confirmation bias department Brian Lindauer writes Apparently it IS worse than we thought… A new paper published in Nature purports to find a connection between mid-nineteenth century warming and the beginning of the industrial revolution. And, since no correlation is too small to be a causation, this is now…

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Worse than we thought: Antarctic vulnerability to climate change

From the “Antarctic ice is normal now but just you wait” department…. Above:  most recent data from NSIDC. ….and the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH: Antarctica’s past shows region’s vulnerability to climate change Fresh understanding of West Antarctica has revealed how the region’s ice sheet could become unstable in a warming world. Scientists studying the region’s landscape have…

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More Evidence of Coral Reef Resilience!

Earlier today, WUWT carried a story about a coral reef that was presumed dead in 2003, is now teeming with life. Jim Steele adds to this below. – Anthony Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate…

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California’s globally irrelevant, costly, elitist driven and purely political climate change campaign

Guest essay by Lawrence Hamlin California Governor Jerry Brown recently proposed via an executive order that the state establish an escalated future greenhouse gas emissions reduction target whereby year 2030 emission levels would be 40% below 1990 emission levels. The state’s present emissions reduction target set in 2006 through AB 32 is to back off…