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The "CLIMATE CONCERNS" group is dedicated to discussion regarding the topic of the ever present and serious issue of changes to our climate due to the introduction into the atmosphere of human induced effects which prove harmful to the environment and which eventually may prove destructive to our planet. 

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Permamelt in southern Siberia

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 18. 3 Replies

The southern boundary of Siberian permafrost permamelt in Khakassia had a massive wildfire outbreak  April 12th. Some call this an early start of the permaburn season.…Continue

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Sea Lion Pup Strandings Due to Deadly Domino Effect

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 29. 1 Reply

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 12, 2013 at 11:29pm

Algae-powered building in Hamburg, Germany.

First algae powered building goes up in Hamburg

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 25, 2013 at 12:20pm

Thanks for the helpful chart and link, Joan. I didn't realize that the greatest volume of Arctic ice happened in April.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 25, 2013 at 12:17pm

This map show how fast Winters are warming in the US.

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Comment by Joan Denoo on February 15, 2013 at 2:10pm

It is almost certainly too late to save the Arctic’s summer sea ice

"It is almost certainly too late to save the Arctic’s summer sea ice from near-total destruction. Let’s hope the same isn’t true for the biosphere. The time to act is now if we don’t want to betray our children and future generations."

Comment by Dr. Allan H. Clark on February 13, 2013 at 6:14pm

It is not surprising that the public finds it difficult to understand the issue of climate change. To begin with consider the enormous difficulty of defining and measuring GMT—global mean temperature. The immediate obstacle is measuring and combining temperature measurements from around the world taken over land and sea. This must be done with great care since the variations that indicate global warming are in fractions of a degree over long periods and accurate historical measurements exist only for recent history. And this is merely the first in a long series of difficulties you must pass through before definite conclusions can be drawn. Nevertheless the issue is crucial and must be addressed.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 10, 2013 at 11:10am

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 6, 2013 at 12:21am

Methane levels rising from 2009 to 2013. See the measurement maps.

The increase is visually dramatic.

 

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