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Scientists Claim Earth's Temperature Is Rising
2011-10-21 11:41:21

A new analysis by a group of scientists claims that the Earth's surface is getting warmer. Scientists with the Berkeley Earth Project used new methods and new data and found the same warming trend seen by groups like the U.K. Met Office and NASA. The project received funds from sources that back organizations lobbying against action on climate change. The group said it has also found evidence that changing sea temperatures in the north Atlantic may be a major reason for the Earth's...

2011-09-09 14:00:00

Nobel Laureate Dr. John Byrne will share his thoughts on climate change at the Lunch for Hungry Minds program, September 22 at the University City Science Centerâs new Quorum space. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Is climate change as critical as the economic downturn? Nobel Laureate Dr. John Byrne will share his thoughts at the Lunch for Hungry Minds program, September 22 at the University City Science Centerâs new Quorum space. Dr. Byrne shares the...

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2011-07-31 06:10:00

A University of Alabama climatologist is claiming that temperature-monitoring satellites have revealed "a huge discrepancy" between global warming predictions and the actual levels of heat contained within the atmosphere. Dr. Roy Spencer, identified by AP Science Writer Seth Borenstein as "a prominent climate skeptic," claims that NASA satellite readings between 2000 and 2011 show, in the words of Daily Mail reporter Tamara Cohen, "far smaller temperature rises than six climate models which...

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2011-07-03 07:20:00

In a case that can only be appropriately described as ironic, Senator Jim Inhofe--the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and a vocal critic of global warming theory--is blaming the environment for his recent illness. Specifically, Inhofe, a 76-year-old Republican representing the state of Oklahoma, has told reporters that he believes that he suffered what Tulsa World Washington Bureau Reporter Jim Myers refers to as "a severe upper respiratory illness"...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Sen. James Inhofe, R-OK, the leading critic of global warming alarmism in Congress, will kick off The Heartland Institute's sixth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-6) at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, with a breakfast keynote address. Inhofe will be joined at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC by scores of state and federal elected officials, more than 50 think tank cosponsors, and some 300 scientists, economists, and policy experts who dispute the claim that "the...

2011-06-21 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Tradition Institute's Environmental Law Center today filed a lawsuit in federal district court in the District of Columbia to force the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to release ethics records for taxpayer-funded global warming activist Dr. James Hansen - specifically records that pertain to his outside employment, revenue generation, and advocacy activities. ATI seeks to learn whether NASA approved...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com announced today that it is sending an emergency shipment of climate-related books authored by global warming skeptics to Gov. Chris Christie, the apparently climate information-deprived chief executive of the state of New Jersey. Though he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the cap-and-trade program by and for Northeast states, Christie admitted to be ignorant about global warming...

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2011-05-26 12:30:15

Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, said freedom of information (FOI) laws are being misused to harass scientists and slow down their research, and said those laws need to be re-examined by government officials. Nurse, a Nobel laureate, told the Guardian that some climate scientists have been targeted by organized campaigns of requests for data and other research materials, aimed at intimidating them and causing research delays. He said the behavior is turning freedom of...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

A national volunteer project, 4 years in the making, and now published as a peer reviewed scientific study, has discovered that the majority of the US climate monitoring network does not meet technical requirements for long term climate monitoring. Only 1 in 10 NOAA stations were found to meet siting criteria to be free of urbanization encroachment. The study raises questions about the accuracy and certainty of the climate record. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The discovery that poor...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

American University study is first to compare funding, media coverage and strategy of green groups and industry-linked organizations in cap & trade fight. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 A Nature.com editorial calls "Climate Shift: Clear Vision for the Next Decade of Public Debate" by American University Professor Matthew Nisbet "essential reading for anyone with a passing interest in the climate-change debate." The new research challenges the commonly-held view that cap and trade...


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  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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