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Antarctica’s ice sheet passes a tipping point

Nothing we can do will stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from collapsing over the next few centuries, causing big sea level rises. [10 June 2014 | Peter Boyer] The great white land to our south, which holds 90 per … Continue reading

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Wishful thinking can’t prevent global warming

Maintaining that global warming has stalled since 1997 is pure delusion. [11 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] “Seventeen and a half years. Not a flicker of global warming.” That was Christopher Monckton’s take on satellite temperature data released last week … Continue reading

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Titanic: a centennial reflection aboard Spaceship Earth

[2 February 2012 | Arthur Marcel] WIKIPEDIA: “The RMS Titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, United States, and sank on 15 April 1912, resulting in the … Continue reading

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