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June 2010

Why Don’t the Contrarians Have Studies – Reaffirming that Climate Change is Bunk – Repeatedly Published in Academic Journals?

By Deniers and Delayers

A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (here) says that, overwhelmingly, contrarians scientists are underwhelming qualified to be influencing anyone on climate change issues. But to give them credit, they do have their flagship: 30,000 scientists says that climate change is bunk: the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine. http://www.oism.org/…

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Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Today are Double What We Thought

By CO2

Breecker, et. al., Atmospheric CO2 concentrations during ancient greenhouse climates were similar to those predicted for A.D. 2100, PNAS, October 2009. http://www.pnas.org/content/107/2/576.full.pdf+html Between 65 and 300 million years ago, during the Permian and Mesozoic greenhouse climate eras. The new discoveries have come from two places now. Originally, these 3,000 ppm CO2 concentration analysis came from…

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Vegetation Shifting Around the World

By Impacts

From Berkeley press release: Vegetation around the world is on the move, and climate change is the culprit, according to a new analysis of global vegetation shifts led by a University of California, Berkeley, ecologist in collaboration with researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Researchers present(ed) evidence that over the past century,…

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