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With global warming, we can make predictions and then take measurements to test those predictions. One prediction (a pretty obvious one) is that a warmer world...

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Skeptical Science New Research for Week #26, 2021

Not the negative feedback we're looking for When discussing climate change we hear more about positive feedbacks such as decreasing Arctic Ocean albedo than we...

Web of Power: Cambridge Analytica and the Climate Science Denial Network Lobbying for Brexit...

This is a re-post from DeSmogUK by Mat Hope It has been a heck of a few days in the spotlight for Cambridge Analytica — a ‘political consultancy’...

Five science questions to be asked at the debates

This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Gary Yohe, Henry Jacoby, Ben Santer, and Richard Richels Three debates between the presidential candidates and one...

Scientists have detected an acceleration in sea level rise

Posted on 27 February 2018 by John Abraham As humans emit heat-trapping gases like carbon dioxide, the planet warms, and over time consequences become more...

2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor's Pick Research Highlight: Climate Model Predicts Faster Warming...

Retraction of Florides et al. (2013)

About a year ago I wrote about my dealings with a paper by Florides et al. in a four part article here at SkS...

Rising CO2 levels could push ‘hundreds of millions’ into malnutrition by 2050

This is a re-post from Carbon Brief by Daisy Dunne An additional 290 million people could face malnutrition by 2050 if little is done to stop...

John Kelly shut down Pruitt’s climate denial ‘red team,’ but they have a Plan...

In 2007, the US Supreme Court ruled that carbon dioxide is an air pollutant, which means that if it poses a threat to public health...

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