Tuesday, June 25, 2013


The Thousand-Year Model | Watts Up With That?
if climate models differ by a factor of 2 to 3 in their climate sensitivity, how can they all simulate the global temperature record with a reasonable degree of accuracy?
94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to jet stream
[Borenstein] Several scientists are blaming weather whiplash — both high and low extremes — on a jet stream that's not quite playing by its old rules. It's a relatively new phenomenon that experts are still trying to understand.
FOI: Shell training slides predict flooding | Greenpeace UK
Much of England will be flooded by sea level rise if we continue with ‘business as usual’ according to a slide show given to government officials by Shell.
Twitter / RichardTol: Warming oceans make parts of ...

Warming oceans make parts of world ‘uninsurable’, say insurers in a bid to gain approval for higher premiums

Twitter / PeterGleick: Unless Mitch McConnell accepts ...
Unless Mitch McConnell accepts the science of #climate change Tuesday and wants to argue appropriate policy, he should be ignored.
Coal shares plunge ahead of Obama’s climate-change speech - The Washington Post
Obama’s plan to deliver a major address on climate change Tuesday played a key role, analysts said. Administration officials said the president will pledge to force existing coal plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, a strategy that is likely to force many of them to close.
Flashback: Obama's Promise the Bankrupt the Coal Industry - YouTube
Obama talked with The Chronicle editorial board Jan. 17 2008 for an interview. In his wide-ranging session with the paper, the Democratic senator from Illinois spoke about his energy plan and an "aggressive" cap-and-trade policy, and spoke about bankrupting the coal industry.

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