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What About Pole Ice?

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Arctic and Antarctic Pole Ice Cover is Roughly the Same What is the actual state of ice cover at the poles? The following charts are from the National Snow and Ice Data Center of the US government’s site, here. The chart shows slight declines as well as slight increases over the median ice edge from 1981-2010—basically […]

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What About Fires?

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Fires: What is the evidence? The chart below shows fires in South America, compared to the 2001-2018 averages.  There are increases, and decreases. But importantly, the numbers only go back to 2001. Why? We just now have the technologies in place to monitor the global environment in a publicly accessible way. These measurement, visualization and […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different #2…

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Plenty of snow, with the Northern-hemisphere snow mass doubled, but who needs it? All-weather-skiing Video Candide Thovex The Northern Hemisphere, because it has twice as much land mass as the Southern Hemisphere, has greater influence on the Earth’s climate and temperatures.  About 40% of the surface of the Northern Hemisphere is landmass, with about 60% covered […]

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What About Temperatures?

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Historic Temperatures The chart below is from NASA, and shows Earth’s temperatures for the last 5+ million years. The above chart shows that contrary to popular misconception, the planet may be warmer in the Holocene Period (the last 11,650 years), but it is not warmer than during the last 5 million years. In fact, the above chart […]