Warmer 2017 Winter

Click here for information on why the 2017 winter has been so warm. As of  February 28, 2017,  Greeley, CO has had 4 record setting warm February  days. Guess what the ratio of US warm records to cold records is this winter then click above to find the answer. It was the warmest February on record […]

The Earth Is Heating Up

GLOBAL TEMPERATURES INCREASING On January 15, 2020, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported: “Earth’s warming trend continued in 2019, making it the second-hottest year in NOAA’s 140-year climate record just behind 2016. … just 0.07 of a degree F (0.04 of a degree C) cooler than the 2016 record.” The world’s five warmest years […]

WEATHER IS NOT THE SAME AS CLIMATE

A cold snap may lead some to joke that the climate is not warming. However, weather, the state of the atmosphere at a given point in time, is different from climate, the average weather over a long period of time. “… [W]eather forecasts past five days should be taken with a grain of salt,” acknowledges […]

THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS CAUSING EXTINCTION OF SOME LIFE

Noting the prevalent view of species adaptation, environmental scientist, Dana Nuccitelli,  says: [1] Species evolve through the process of natural selection.[2] The members of the species that are best adapted to threats survive to pass on their genes to the next generation. … [T]his process is a slow one. Humans are causing the climate to […]

IPCC SCIENCE IS SOUND

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC) CONCLUSIONS ARE BASED ON SOLID SCIENCE. Metropolitan State University of Denver Meteorology Professor, Keah Schuenemann, explains: “The IPCC is organized by the United Nations. Since 1990, they’ve produced five [major] reports [and recent ‘Synthesis Reports’ prepared in advance of the 2022 IPCC ‘Sixth Assessment Report’]. Each [Assessment] “report” is […]

TED & OTHER TALKS

This is a super 18 minute TED talk by: Dr. James E. Hansen, retired Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, grandfather, Republican and leading climate scientist. (Over 1 million views) Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Keep your eye on the man, not the dog,” is a short graphic explanation of how the fluctuation in warming […]

SEA LEVEL RISE

A new review analyzing three decades of research on the historic effects of melting polar ice sheets found that global sea levels have risen at least six meters, or about 20 feet, above present levels on multiple occasions over the past three million years.

EXCESS CO2 CAN DAMAGE AGRICULTURE

Excess CO2 Damages Agriculture More Than It Helps Crops Grow Sarah A. Green, Professor of Chemistry at Michigan Technological University explains: “Plants need four key things to grow: light, water, carbon dioxide, and fertilizer. Anyone who has a farm, garden, or house plant knows that plants need the right balance of all of these things. […]

POLAR BEARS THREATENED BY WARMING

“Polar bears survive by hunting seals,” explains environmental scientist, Dana Nuccitelli : “To reach their prey, they need a platform of ice floating on the sea where seals live.” Unfortunately, ice platforms have melted in several regions where the bears hunt as global warming has heated up the Arctic faster than the rest of our […]

79% call for leaders to take action on climate change within 12 months

A late April 2015 Frontlines poll of more than 1001 respondents in each of 9 countries (9000+ total sample size)  by the International Trade Union Confederation found: 90% of respondents want to see leaders take action to prevent the world’s population from being impacted by climate change. In the US it was 69%. 79% want action in the […]

WARMING IN MONTANA & ELSEWHERE

16 of the 17 warmest years have been in the 21st Century. For more on Global Warming click here. For Global Warming Effects on Agriculture click here. Additional heat will harm Montana’s agricultural production, increasing soil-dryness and surface-water loss, offsetting benefits of longer growing seasons. [5] Days over 100ºF will double by mid-century. Since there is […]

DENIALIST MYTHS DEBUNKED

This link corrects approximately 193 misinformed claims that Climate Change Denialists give for rejecting the overwhelming evidence supporting climate scientists and their concern that excess CO2 coming from the burning of fossil fuel is harming our planet and those who live on it with us. The premier place where real climate scientists address false claims […]