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Bruce Melton PE

Climate Summary for 2009

By | Arctic

In the U.S., 2009 was 0.3 degrees F above the 20th century average. The solar minimum continues. The two year lag from the Pacific Decadal Oscillation continues. This is why it is not 1.3 degrees above normal or more. I have attached a view of…

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Our Beaches are in Peril

By | Sea Level Rise

Remember those new, really fabulous gravity satellites called GRACE? (For more about Grace see the essay Antarctic Paradox on this site Velicogna, Increasing rates of ice mass loss from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets revealed b y GRACE, Geophysical Research Letters, October 2009

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Thanks to the Radical Climate Skeptics

By | Psycho

The latest Pew Center poll shows an extraordinary change in public understanding.  It’s like two decades of climate science has been flushed down the toilet.  All of a sudden, 14% of Americans have decided that what they understood last spring is now hooey. Those in…

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Airborne Fraction of CO2: Concentration vs. Load

By | CO2

The Airborne Faction Discussion:  This topic is controversial only in the minds of radical climate skeptics. Actually there is controversy, but it is totally different from what the radical climate skeptics (RCS) is saying. What RCS propaganda says is that because the airborne fraction is…

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