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Worst science of the year: “‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator”

This ridiculous claim made me think of this line: Sometimes, number one, you just have to bow to the absurd – Jean Luc Picard, Star Trek TNG From RAW Story and the Tabloid Climatology department: In a column on Tuesday, environmental blogger Robert Scribbler noted that the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream had merged with the Southern…

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Not just extreme weather anymore, ‘extreme climate events’ enter the lexicon

Amazon rainforest responds quickly to extreme climate events STANFORD’S SCHOOL OF EARTH, ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES A new study examining carbon exchange in the Amazon rainforest following extremely hot and dry spells reveals tropical ecosystems might be more sensitive to climate change than previously thought. The findings, published online on April 28 in the journal…

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This just in: Ice Age postponed due to global warming!

Guest post by David Middleton, featured image borrowed from Meadow Heights PTA.   Global warming caused by fossil fuel emissions is blamed by scientists for intensifying storms, raising sea levels and prolonging droughts. Now there’s growing evidence of a positive effect: we may have delayed the next ice age by 100,000 years or more. The…

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Video: Why science reporter Seth Borenstein at the Associated Press is more about ‘New Catch Phrases’ and less about science

Worth repeating, in their own words on video, from Pierre Gosselin’s “No tricks Zone”: Amazing…AP Reporter Seth Borenstein Emphasizing Value Of “New Catch Phrases” To Hype Up Climate Stories! By P Gosselin on 20. Oktober 2014 For the media, at least for the AP’s Seth Borenstein (seen at left in the video), it’s not about…

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Tabloid Climatology from the Max Planck Institute : “The findings show that no place is safe from climate change.”

This recently published Max Planck Institute paper claims that seasonal temperature variability across the world has been affected by “climate change” what they DON’T do as far as I can tell, is determine whether this is simply natural variation, or driven by some other forcing, such as CO2 or solar forcings. The headline on Eurekalert…