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IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X – These Could Provide Power To The Entire Planet

I'm in!<p>A team at IBM recently developed what they call a High Concentration Photo Voltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system that is capable of concentrating the …

2.04°F Below Normal – NOAA USA December 2013 – 98 Decembers Were Warmer

According to the NOAA, December 2013 was only the 21st warmest out of 119. That means <b>98 Decembers (out of 119) were warmer</b>.<p><b>The 5 warmest Decembers</b> …

IPCC climate report: humans 'dominant cause' of warming

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1014000/1014179_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518131147_28506f13559319e52967f14404af138a<p><b>A landmark report says scientists are 95% certain that humans are the "dominant cause" of global warming since the 1950s.</b><p>The report by the UN's …

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How Australia's big wet befuddled scientists

So how wet was Australia in 2010 and 2011? Wet enough, it turns out, to reverse the climb of global sea levels in a temporary shift that baffled …

Climate Change

Global warming vs climate change

What the science says...<p>There have long been claims that some unspecificed "they" has "changed the name from 'global warming' to 'climate change'". …

Climate Change

Arctic Methane Release Due To Climate Change Could Cost Global Economy $60 Trillion, Study Reports

By Nina Chestney<p>LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - A release of methane in the Arctic could speed the melting of sea ice and climate change with a cost to the global economy of up to $60 trillion over coming decades, according to a paper published in the journal Nature.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Voters think Republican climate dissenters 'crazy', bipartisan poll finds

Results show risks that deniers in Congress pose to GOP as majority of younger constituents back Obama's carbon plans<p>Republicans in Congress who reject the science behind climate change could soon be reduced to political fossils, with new polling on Wednesday suggesting three-quarters of young …

Climate change divestment campaigns go on the offence

Australia must stop investing in carbon-intensive industries, global climate campaigners announce as they take on the fossil fuel industry<p>Bill McKibben, leader of the global climate action group 350.org, had barely left Australia when the Climate Commission released its report The Critical Decade …

Climate committee Republicans: 'Ridiculous pseudo-science'

What do the eight Republicans who sit on the Senate Environment Committee think about climate change?<p>As scientists agree that the problem of man-made climate change is getting more and more urgent, a review of their records reveals that all eight Republican senators on the Environment and Public …

Will climate change trigger endless war?

If we don't change prevailing business-as-usual political economies, probably - but we can still say 'no' and mean it<p>A new study published in the journal Science finds that climate change is strongly linked to human violence around the world. Based on more data than ever studied before - and …

Climate Change Happening 10 Times Faster Than at Any Point in the Past 65 Million Years

While much of the world plays political games and squabbles over economics, a much bigger threat is wrapping its hands around the neck of our …

Climate Change

Obama Administration Approved Carbon Price Increase Amid Obscure Microwave Ovens Measure

Back in January, President Barack Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union speech that if Congress did not act on climate change, his administration would. In a recent Office of Management and Budget order, the administration did just that -- in quiet fashion.<p>On May 31, the Department of Energy …

97% global warming consensus meets resistance from scientific denialism

The Skeptical Science survey finding 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming has drawn an incredible amount of media attention. Hundreds …

More pieces of the global warming puzzle assembled by recent research

The Skeptical Science study finding a 97 percent expert consensus that humans are causing global warming led readers to ask several related climate …

Global Warming 101

Q: What is global warming?<p><b>A:</b> Here's a simple definition of global warming. (And yes, it's really happening.) Over the past 50 years, the average …

New Study: Climate Scientists Overwhelmingly Agree Global Warming Is Real and Our Fault

A new study has just come out that looked at nearly 12,000 professional scientific journal papers about global warming, and found that—of the papers …

Ignore Newsweek’s Scaremongering about Global Warming Killing Pasta

Scare stories have been an integral part of the global warming narrative for a long time. Back in 1997, Al Gore told us that global warming was …

Consensus Confirmed: 97 Percent of Climate Papers Agree on Manmade Global Warming

A new survey conducted by a team of volunteers at Skeptical Science has definitively confirmed the scientific consensus in climate science literature -- 97 percent of peer-reviewed papers agree that global warming is happening and human activities are responsible.<p>It does not get any clearer than …

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe - and that make clear who the real enemy is<p>If the pictures of those towering wildfires in …

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Carbon dioxide levels soar to milestone level

The average level of carbon dioxide over the past five days is 400.03 parts per million.<p>For the first time in recorded human history, levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm), according to data released Friday morning from the National Oceanic and …

Global warming study finds no grounds for climate sceptics' concerns

The world is getting warmer, countering the doubts of climate change sceptics about the validity of some of the scientific evidence, according to the …

Without nuclear, the battle against global warming is as good as lost

A madness is taking hold. In the same week as Arctic ice cover is recorded at its lowest ever extent, two major countries decide to reduce or …

Global warming is not due to the sun, confirms leaked IPCC report

Alec Rawls, an occasional guest poster on the climate contrarian blog WattsUpWithThat who signed up to review the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on …

Misunderstanding Of Climate Change Concepts May Be Stalling Global Action, New Study Suggests

<i>From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman:</i><p>There is widespread confusion about the near-term benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and that misunderstanding may be complicating the formidable task of reducing manmade global warming, argue two climate researchers in Thursday’s issue of the …

Climate change: how a warming world is a threat to our food supplies

When the Tunisian street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, it was in protest at heavy-handed treatment and …