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Things added in January, 2010


Stalactites foretell an increasingly dry Southwest

Posted on January 31st by Tom Yulsman. 3
The climate bats last... As an international media storm continues to rage over allegations of fraud by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and its director, Rahendra K. Pachauri, ...

Arctic melt season is getting longer

Posted on January 30th by Tom Yulsman.
The climate bats last — again These images show how the melt-season for Arctic sea ice changed between 1979 and 2007. The image on the left shows changes to the ...

The climate bats last

Posted on January 27th by Tom Yulsman. 5
While a patently false prediction by the IPCC about Himalayan Glaciers reverberates politically, glaciers worldwide continue to lose mass at a rapid rate. Meanwhile, a multi-year drought tightens its ...

2000-2009: a decade for the record books

Posted on January 25th by Tom Yulsman. 2
Late last week, NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies made it official: January 2000 through December 2009 was the warmest decade on record. This confirms a National Climatic Data ...

Whither global cooling?

Posted on January 16th by Tom Yulsman. 2
As the deep chill eases, what lessons do the Yankees and Red Sox hold for the debate over global warming? (For the answer, make sure to read to the end.) Read More →

Striking spike in global warming coverage

Posted on January 16th by Tom Yulsman.
I shouldn't have been surprised when I first saw this graph charting newspaper coverage of climate change in 40 newspapers worldwide. But the unprecedented nature of the sudden spike ...

Check this out: “It’s the Lizard Brain, Stupid”

Posted on January 15th by Tom Yulsman.
Keith Kloor has a terrific post at his blog Collide-a-Scape. Here's how it starts: At what point will climate change advocates wake up to the fact that they are chasing ...

Asia’s inevitable great quake could be much worse than Haiti’s

Posted on January 14th by Tom Yulsman. %
The Himalayan mountains and the Tibetan Plateau beyond, as seen in this photograph taken from the International Space Station, have been pushed up as the Indian subcontinent has shoved ...

Vote for “Climate Change Communicator of the Year”

Posted on January 14th by Tom Yulsman.
The Center for Climate Change Communication has just announced the nominees for "Climate Change Communicator of the Year," and I'm honored and humbled to be one of the people ...

Another scientist caught in the maw of climate politics — and yellow journalism

Posted on January 12th by Tom Yulsman. 3
Do the cold temperatures gripping large parts of the Northern Hemisphere herald the arrival of 20-30 years of global cooling? That's what two articles in the Daily Mail claim. ...

Feeling cold? Consider Baffin Island for a (relatively) balmy get-away

Posted on January 5th by Tom Yulsman. 5
Arctic air is sweeping south and enveloping an increasing portion of the lower 48 states. On Monday, the low in International Falls, Minnesota, plunged to negative 37 degrees, the coldest ...

Arctic sea ice doesn’t care about the temperature where you live

Posted on January 4th by Tom Yulsman.
I hope everyone had a very happy holidays. I went on a bit of a break for a little over a week. But I'm back now. And here where I live ...