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The Biggest Misunderstanding About Climate Change

By | Heat

Warming Over Land will be Twice the Global Average Because of Cool Ocean Water (Posted on the Ragblog August 9, 2012  http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/bruce-melton-biggest-misunderstanding.html) Why didn’t they tell us this to start with for goodness sakes! An average considers warming over land and water. Warming over land…

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"Ocean acidification, one of the world’s most important climate change challenges, may be left off the agenda at the United Nations Copenhagen conference." Says the National Science Academies of 70 nations

By | Oceans

The science academies of 70 nations addressed the opening of the climate talks in Bonn today concerning the seriousness of emission cuts required to keep ocean acidity under control. From the statement: Ocean acidification is irreversible on timescales of at least tens of thousands of…

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More Ocean Productivity Decline

By | Oceans

A study in Science on the 13th shows a 12% average decline in ocean productivity along the western Antarctic Peninsula in the last 30 years. Temperatures have increased here 4.6 times the global average. In the last few years of the study (beginning about the…

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