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October 2011

Climate change will alter forests in the U.S. Southeast, ecologist says But she can’t really tell because drought killed half of her study trees.

By Drought

I just ran across this in the Athens paper (Georgia). I recognized the researcher, but have not had the time to chase down the article that the Athens paper, uh, failed to mention in their reporting…  But the title says it all anyway. The Athens reporter did say that this researcher says “Forests in Georgia…

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The Time Has Come – All of These Ultra Extreme Weather Events ARE Caused by Climate Change

By Uncategorized

It is about time that the climate scientists have decided that it is appropriate to start blaming all of these ultra extreme weather events on climate change.  The message is finally beginning to gain broad acceptance in academic circles.  At the Annual American Meteorological Society meeting this year, Kevin Trenberth, one of a handful of…

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Welcome to Climate Change

By Drought

  This is an article that I wrote for the Sierra Club Central Texas Chapter newsletter; the Austin Sierran. If this is not climate change, then this is exactly what climate change will be in as little as a decade. What has been happening in Texas, with these unprecedented (in time frames that matter) droughts…

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Unprecedented Arctic Ozone Destruction:

By Ozone Hole

The Antarctic ozone hole was caused by man-made emissions of “ozone depleting chemicals.”  When we realized that Earth was in grave danger because of the great threat to our ozone layer that these emissions presented, we the people of this planet agreed to do something about it. A treaty was formed called the Montreal Protocol….

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