The 8 Minute Epoch 65 million Years with James Hansen

In a speech at the University of Oregon, James Hansen, NASA’s chief atmospheric scientist, walks listeners thru the most recent geologic periods, and speaks to the commonly heard climate canard, “It’s been hotter in earth’s history before – so what’s the big deal?’ this presentation and others by Hansen available here: http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/present… James Hansen’s original…

Last 12 Years Were Among 13 Warmest On Record, World Meteorological Organisation Confirms

By Alex Kirby / Climate News Network. The year just past confirmed the Earth’s warming trend, which will continue and is reason for concern, says the World Meteorological Organisation. LONDON, 2 May – Last year was among the ten warmest years since records began more than 160 years ago, the World Meteorological Organisation says. The WMO says 2012…

Does Arctic Amplification Fuel Extreme Weather in Mid-Latitudes?

Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University, 25 January 2012. The “Arctic Paradox” was coined during recent winters when speculations arose that the dramatic changes in the Arctic may be linked to severe snowstorms and cold temperatures in mid-latitudes, particularly along the U.S. east coast and in Europe. Recent studies have illuminated these linkages. Evidence is presented for…