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NSIDC Update: Arctic Ocean Losing 4.75% of Ice per Decade

The value of well-funded science is that it produces sustained observations over long periods, not just when an issue is hot.  I am appreciative of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, funded by NASA, NOAA and the National Science Foundation with the task of

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NOAA Data: November 2015 was the Hottest November on Record

“Climate change is not science. It’s religion.” — GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz, October 29 2015 The latest data update from NOAA’s 1880-2015 temperature record is available. The following graph is drawn from that data, showing that of all the Novembers from all those years,

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: Lower than Normal is the Norm

The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year: As you can see, the

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It is theorized that I am the Dalai Lama

“It is theorized that the coconut provides all of the required natural properties for survival.” “It is theorized” is such a useful phrase.  A theory is nothing more than a story, either validated by data… or not.  I’m guessing that the makers of this cultured

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?