U.S. NAS and U.K. Royal Society: Atmos. CO2 has increased 40% since industrial revolution, climate has warmed 0.8°C since 1900 (most of which has occurred recently), substantial warming in store if GHG emissions continue unabated. [For fact checking or general commentary]

February 28, 2014 4:28 am1 comment
"Climate Change: Evidence & Causes," 2014 joint-publication by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Royal Society.

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS Today the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Royal Society (RS) released a joint publication titled “Climate Change: Evidence & Causes.” The publication is around 30 pages in length and is highly readable (click on the image below for the full report in […]

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J. Christy, R. McNider & R. Spencer trying to overturn mainstream science by rewriting history, knowingly spreading falsehoods and re-baselining graphs.

February 22, 2014 9:13 pm0 comments
Galileo Galilei

Who are the Flat Earthers? Before the advent of modern climatology, common wisdom had it that we tiny humans couldn’t possibly influence climate. Modern science shows we can. Yet John Christy and Richard McNider claim the exact opposite in a recent WSJ op-ed, in which they claim that their outdated […]

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Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL): Climate model predictions of warming are not panning out, and even if goals of Climate Action Plan were achieved, there’d be no measurable difference for 100 yrs. [For fact checking]

January 28, 2014 5:31 pm2 comments
Senator Jeff Sessions R Alabama, Review of the President’s Climate Action Plan, Hearing  before U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, 113th Cong. (2014)

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS The following statements are from Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) during the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Work’s hearing titled “Review of the President’s Climate Action Plan.” The hearing was held on January 16, 2014. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) 48:14 The truth is that predictions […]

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Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon): Carbon pollution is “assaulting” Oregon’s agriculture, fishing, oyster, and timber industries; western forests of U.S. in great peril. [For fact checking & general commentary]

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Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon)

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS The following statements are from Senator Jeff Merkley (R-Oregon) during the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Work’s hearing titled “Review of the President’s Climate Action Plan.” The hearing was held on January 16, 2014.  The statements start at 32:30. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) No matter […]

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Dr. Andrew Dessler in ‘Introduction to Modern Climate Change': “Is today’s climate changing? […] The answer is an emphatic yes.” [General Commentary]

January 15, 2014 12:42 am1 comment
Introduction to Modern Climate Change by Dr. Andrew Dessler

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS: Dr. Andrew Dessler in “Introduction to Modern Climate Change” (p. 25): Putting it all together: Is today’s climate changing? The answer is an emphatic yes! In fact, the evidence is so strong that the IPCC calls today’s warming unequivocal — meaning it is beyond doubt. […]

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“Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature” by John Cook et al: 97% of climate scientists agree that humans are causing global warming. [Fact Checking & General Commentary]

January 13, 2014 7:27 pm11 comments
Source: TheConsensus Project.com

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS In the video abstract of his published survey, John Cook states that “among climate scientists actively publishing [peer-reviewed] climate research, 97% agree that humans humans are causing global warming. ” He states that the 97% finding was based on over 12,000 papers from 1991-2011 mentioning “global […]

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FOX News Radio host Brian Kilmeade suggests only “corrupt” climate scientists believe in consensus global warming theory and asks “how [else] do they make their living?” [For general commentary]

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Fox News Host Brian Kilmeade

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS: Caller: “So you don’t believe in the scientists, the 98% of the climatologists that said that…?” Host Brian Kilmeade:  “You mean the corrupt ones? You mean the corrupt ones who admit they screwed up — they skewed — their findings?” Caller:  “[..] [R]ead my lips, […]

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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe on FRONTLINE’s ‘Climate of Doubt': “[T]he 2000s was the warmest decade on record, the 1990s was the warmest before that, the 1980s before that, and most of us in the field expect…” [Fact Checking]

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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe on PBS FRONTLINE's "Climate of Doubt.." 10/23/2012

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS: “So the 2000s was the warmest decade on record, the 1990s was the warmest decade before that,  the 1980s before that, and most of us in field of climate science expect — but we can’t be sure — we expect the 2010s to be warmer […]

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Mother Jones: Polar vortex on “drunken” excursion from Arctic home, such unorderly conduct thanks in part to overall warming of the Arctic according to research of Dr. Jennifer Francis. [Fact Checking]

January 7, 2014 9:33 pm6 comments
Mother Jones: Polar vortex on “drunken” excursion from Arctic home, such unorderly conduct thanks in part to overall warming of the Arctic according to research of Dr. Jennifer Francis. [Fact Checking]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY:  1. From “Everything You Wanted To Know About The ‘Polar Vortex’,” by Emily Atkin, Jan. 6, 2014, ThinkProgress.org (original quote below from “Go home, Arctic, You’re Drunk,” by Greg Laden, Jan. 5, 2014, ScienceBlogs.com): “The Polar Vortex, a huge system of moving swirling […]

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Climate Progress: “1983-2012 was the warmest 30 years of the last 1400 years.” [Fact Checking]

January 2, 2014 11:08 am1 comment
Climate Progress: “1983-2012 was the warmest 30 years of the last 1400 years.” [Fact Checking]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: “1983-2012 was the warmest 30 years of the last 1400 years.”  http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/16/3034511/climate-bad-news-2013/ Source: “9 Reasons Why 2013 Was Not The Best Year in Human History,” by Ryan Koronowski and Kate Valentine, Dec. 16, 2013.  ThinkProgress.org.

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