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Bruce Melton PE

"Climate is Changing Ten Times Faster Than Predicted" Dr. Konrad Steffan, Director of CIRES – the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

By | Climate Catastrophes

*** I talked with one of the scientists that I interviewed in Greenland in 2007 recently. I had found a previously forgotten quote that appeared to be from him in my notes from my trip and I wanted to confirm. The quote was "Climate change…

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Greenland Melt Accelerating

By | Greenland

  – Abstract – Greenland’s main outlet glaciers have more than doubled their contribution to global sea level rise over the last decade. Recent work has shown that Greenland’s mass loss is still increasing. Here we show that the ice loss, which has been well-documented…

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NASA Says No Change in Rate of Warming

By | Arctic

In their Current GISS Global Surface Temperature Analysis, NASA finds that the there has been no reduction in the global warming trend of 0.15-0.20°C/decade that began in the late 1970s. The cold winter we have just had  was nothing to the extra warm Arctic winter…

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Bark Beetle Update – Millions of Acres More in 2009

By | Forest Mortality

 Montana red kill up to 5 million acres from 3 in 2008. http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/news/2010/jan/nr-foresthealth-pressconf-1-22-10.pdf Half a million more acres of red kill in Colorado to bring the total to 3.6 million. Spruce beetle has infected an additional half million acres in southern Colorado. hhttp://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/rp_fh_2009_forest_health_highlights.pdfp class="style40"> Washington…

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