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2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #19

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2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #19

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor's Pick Methane, Climate Change, and Our Uncertain Future Methane...

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We all know intuitively that in a warmer world there will be less ice. And, since the North and South Pole regions contain lots...

The 1970s Global Cooling Zombie Myth and the Tricks Some People Use to Keep...

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Global warming will depress economic growth in Trump country

A working paper recently published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond concludes that global warming could significantly slow economic growth in the US. Specifically, rising...

2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #18

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor's Pick Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate...

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