Category Archives: Science

The Global Climate in Context — 2013 in Review

In a not-so-extraordinary 2013 calendar year, IPCC’s higher estimate of potential sea-level rise by 2100 — in a worst case, up to one meter — may be the most notable in terms of the planet’s overall climate developments.

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Climate in 2013 in the U.S. … and in Context

A closer look at new data on the weather across the U.S. in 2013 — and how that fits in with long-term global climate trends.

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New Yale Forum Video

Inquiring Minds Want to Know … Why Is It So Cold?

The end of January cold spell and heavy snows raise questions for some about the links between frigid weather and a warming Arctic. Hint: Look at the swooning Jet Stream.

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Live TV: Weather? Global Warming? Climate Change?

‘Polar Vortex’ Top Story for TV Programs … and Grist for New Yale Forum Video

Blanket 24/7 media coverage of the short but frigid ‘Polar Vortex’ temperatures — climate change? global warming? — provides a cornucopia of material for this month’s ‘This is Not Cool’ video.

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When Scientists Get Sued

A panel of researchers at the AGU meeting recall legal threats and harassment they’re received for doing their job in science, and offer advice.

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Gavin Schmidt … Speaking up and speaking out

Climate researcher and blogger Gavin Schmidt offers scientists an alternative to ‘saying nothing, doing nothing, being nothing’. What are the ‘rules’ of engagement and why?

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Annual Arctic Report Confirms the Region’s ‘New Normal’

The impacts of a persistent decades-long warming trend remain clearly evident, says NOAA.

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