Thursday, February 21, 2013

Where were the appeals to feed starving polar bears in 1974? | polarbearscience
where was the media attention on the plight of starving polar bears back in 1974 and 1975 when polar bears were actually starving in large numbers in the eastern Beaufort Sea?

At least two of the co-authors of the paper getting all the attention – Drs. Ian Stirling and Nick Lunn – witnessed polar bears starving in the Beaufort in 1974 because of an especially cold winter and said nothing – even though polar bear populations worldwide at the time were already low due to the wanton slaughter of previous decades.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds 'much lower risk' to Amazon from climate change
A paper published today in Nature finds "a much lower risk of Amazon forest dieback under CO2-induced climate change if CO2 fertilization effects are as large as suggested by current models." The paper adds to other recent papers demonstrating the Amazon is resilient to climate change due to CO2 fertilization, and that Amazon trees will tolerate IPCC projected temperature in the year 2100.
Climate Astrology: Global Warming Means More Blizzards | Right Wing News
none of these snow storms are proof of anthropogenic global warming (nor do they prove a coming cool period). All they prove is that weather happens.

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