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In the curve

Posted on March 1st by Tom Yulsman. 6
How we know CO2 in the atmosphere is increasing — and it’s our bad Duane Kitzis, a NOAA scientist, hauls a load of empty cylinders up Niwot Ridge in Colorado's Front Range. ...
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Graphics tell the story of record melting in Greenland

Posted on January 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 6
This movie, produced by the Cryospheric Processes Laboratory, consists of stills and video collected during 2009 and 2010. Meltwater is the theme. The vocal is a Shaman Inuit Chant. Greenland ...
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Brisbane floods: a tale of two stories

Posted on January 15th by Tom Yulsman. 14
Were they linked to global warming? Two news outlets offer different answers httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atr16CR6Lus&feature=player_embedded Update: After reading this post, some readers might conclude that I think we should wait to take action to ...
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A hard rain fallin’

Posted on January 12th by Tom Yulsman. 5
With the recent images of parts of Queensland, Australia underwater (like the one above), the news today that 2010 was the wettest year globally on record, and by ...
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December: the cool got chillier, the warm even toastier

Posted on January 3rd by Tom Yulsman. 5
Climatic seeds planted in September blossom into a fascinating pattern by December When the next round of monthly updates on global temperature trends comes out, my ...
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Is it cold because it’s warm?

Posted on December 29th by Tom Yulsman.
As a new monster storm gathers, the debate rages on The reverberations from Judah Cohen's it's cold-because-it's-warm N.Y. Times op-ed are still being heard around the blogosphere — as ...
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Mercury Rising

Posted on December 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 5
How will we know if 2010 was the warmest year on record? I'm guessing it won't come down to this — urban hipsters lounging on a rooftop with the sea ...
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Will 2010 go down as warmest year on record?

Posted on November 18th by Tom Yulsman.
Global temps have been cooling, but 2010 still has chance of making history NOAA is out with its monthly state of the climate global analysis, and it shows ...
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N. Atlantic sea surface temperatures ran high in October

Posted on November 8th by Tom Yulsman. %
Sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic during October were well above normal, as seen in this image from NOAA's Environmental Visualization Laboratory. Air temperatures in the Arctic ...

Near record La Niña conditions continue

Posted on November 5th by Tom Yulsman. %
One of the strongest La Niña's ever has contributed to wildfires in Colorado and is very likely to impact U.S. weather into the spring Check out this outstanding time-lapse video of ...
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The climate votes last: Ice sheets could lose mass more rapidly

Posted on November 3rd by Tom Yulsman. 4
A little over a week ago, I wrote about increasing mass loss from Greenland's massive ice sheet. (See this post too.) Today, researchers are reporting Read More →
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Mass loss from Greenland ice accelerates

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 5
Konrad Steffen: Greenland's contribution to sea level rise is increasing httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7_pkWVjRXU&feature=related In this astonishing video, Jason Amundson captures the calving of a gargantuan iceberg from the face of the Jakobshavn Glacier ...
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EarthArt: Free abstractionism? Actually, it’s phytoplankton

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 2
The Nimbus 7 satellite launched in 1978 captured this striking image showing the concentration of chlorophyll pigments from phytoplankton in the North Atlantic. (Look closely and you'll see the ...
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The remarkable summer of 2010

Posted on September 28th by Tom Yulsman.
You must read this important post written by the Weather Underground's newest blogger, Christopher Burt. Here's an excerpt: The summer of 2010 will be remembered by millions of people around ...
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How has the 2010 hurricane season stacked up?

Posted on September 24th by Tom Yulsman. %
Different answers for the N. Atlantic alone and the Northern Hemisphere overall As Hurricane Igor tore through the Atlantic, it drew a large amount of energy from anomalously warm sea ...