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Guest Commentary by David Archibald The area planted for corn and soybeans this season is well below historic averages. This was mostly due to waterlogged fields and flooding which precluded planting. The planting windows for corn and soybeans are now closed. The USDA crop progress reports provide weekly updates by state. For example this is…

UMass Amherst geoscientists reconstruct ‘eye-opening’ 900-year Northeast climate record

Just a single study.  Just a single location.  Just a single technique.  Importance TBD~ctm From EurekAlert!    Link to study and excerpts below press release. Geoscientists at UMass Amherst have reconstructed the longest and highest-resolution climate record for the northeastern United States University of Massachusetts at Amherst Doctoral students Daniel Miller, in the water, with Helen…

AGW Proponents Fight Rearguard Action As Political Climate Science Fails

Guest post by Dr. Tim Ball Proponents of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) hypothesis are cornered. They made a political choice to prove rather than disprove the hypothesis, as the scientific method requires. It failed, as IPCC projections (range of predictions?) indicate, but instead of abandoning or modifying the hypothesis, as normal science requires, they’ve…