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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Heartland Institute’s NIPCC Report: “[G]lobal warming ceased around the end of the 20th cent. and was followed (since 1997) by 16 years of stable temperature.” [For fact checking & general commentary]

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Heartland Institute’s NIPCC Report: “[G]lobal warming ceased around the end of the 20th cent. and was followed (since 1997) by 16 years of stable temperature.” [For fact checking & general commentary]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: “Global warming ceased around the end of the twentieth century and was followed (since 1997) by 16 years of stable temperature.” http://www.nipccreport.org/reports/ccr2a/ccr2physicalscience.html Source: “Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science 2013 Report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change.” The Heartland Institute.

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NRC: The greenhouse effect is natural and essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Human activities — especially burning fossil fuels — are amplifying the effect. [For fact checking & general commentary]

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NRC: The greenhouse effect is natural and essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Human activities — especially burning fossil fuels — are amplifying the effect. [For fact checking & general commentary]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: “The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that is essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Like a greenhouse window, greenhouse gases allow sunlight to enter and then prevent heat from leaving the atmosphere. These gases include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), […]

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AGU BLOGOSPHERE / THE BRIDGE: “New Website Wants to Encourage Public Discussion of Climate Change by Scientists” 11/12/2013

December 20, 2013 4:04 am0 comments
AGU BLOGOSPHERE / THE BRIDGE: “New Website Wants to Encourage Public Discussion of Climate Change by Scientists” 11/12/2013

“New Website Wants to Encourage Public Discussion of Climate Change by Scientists” by Meg Gilley, November 12, 2013 [click on link here to view full article on THE FRONT PAGE] What are your thoughts on the new Climate Change National Forum and Review (CCNFR)? According to the website’s founders, the forum […]

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THE FRONT PAGE (blog of the American Meteorological Society): “Share Ideas on Climate, Influence Policy Options” 10/15/2013

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Click on image to view article on the American Meteorological Society's blog, THE FRONT PAGE.

“Share Ideas on Climate, Influence Policy Options,” October 15, 2013 [click on link here to view full article on THE FRONT PAGE] The Front Page received the following note from John Nielsen-Gammon, Regents Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University; Texas State Climatologist; and a Fellow of AMS: A Message To Fellow Physical […]

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Letter to Fellow Physical Scientists by Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon

September 13, 2013 7:38 pm0 comments
Letter to Fellow Physical Scientists by Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon

I’m part of a new journalistic endeavor called the Climate Change National Forum (CCNF). The purpose of this web site is to provide a public forum wherein scientists can discuss the latest research on climate change and share and debate ideas on aspects of climate change especially relevant to policymaking. When the second […]

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Inspirations for the CCNF Project by Michael Quirke

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Inspirations for the CCNF Project by Michael Quirke

Hi, my name is Michael Quirke. I created the first version of this blog, forum, and fact checker website with the help of Austin-based programmer Mario Champion in 2010. It will continue to be enhanced as we grow our future blogging community of scientists and get this national dialogue started. […]

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TOP 10 REASONS Why Scientists Should Join this Forum and Use this Platform (BuzzFeed-style) by Michael Quirke

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TOP 10 REASONS Why Scientists Should Join this Forum and Use this Platform (BuzzFeed-style) by Michael Quirke

#1 Individual blog pages for columnists A columnist’s individual blog page features all of the columnist’s posts and can act as the columnist’s own personal blog. We’ve already done all the hard work. #2 Separate comment threads for the science columnists and the general public Anyone who has ever participated […]

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WELCOME TO ClimateChangeNationalForum.org, an expert-crowdsourcing “National Forum” on climate change

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WELCOME TO ClimateChangeNationalForum.org, an expert-crowdsourcing “National Forum” on climate change

This fact checker, blog, and forum website will first be used by scientists to discuss the latest research on climate change, share and debate ideas on aspects of climate change relevant to policy making, and collectively fact check claims being made in the media. In the second phase of this expert-crowdsourcing journalism project, subject […]

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Gov. Rick Perry: “Weekly or even daily scientists are coming forward to question the idea that human activity is behind climate change… The science is not settled on this.” [For fact checking & general commentary]

August 12, 2013 12:29 pm0 comments
Gov. Rick Perry: “Weekly or even daily scientists are coming forward to question the idea that human activity is behind climate change… The science is not settled on this.” [For fact checking & general commentary]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: So… 1. Is the science settled or not? 2. Are scientists coming forward to question the AGW theory daily or weekly? Source: “The Republican’s Candidates Debate,” 2011, POLITICO.    

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