Current CO2 concentration in the atmosphere

BC knows all

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And sometimes (non-)metaphors are thrust upon us

Via Richard Wiseman, Is this perfect?:

Go ahead, I double dog dare you, try to tell me this isn’t a nearly perfect metaphor for climate communication? Or climate change? Or the political process (both domestic and international) of taking the kind of steps we so desperately need to address climate change? Or…?

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The curious case of the White House and the Arctic death spiral

Note: It has come to my attention that there are very serious questions about the accuracy of this story, enough so to prompt one of the people mentioned, Duarte, to ask for a correction from The Guardian. I will add additional information as things progress. Whatever happens, I will leave the original post intact.

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Andy Lee Robinson strikes again

Andy Lee Robinson is quickly making a name for himself online by creating beautiful and scary animations using Arctic sea ice data, the above being his . . . → Read More: Andy Lee Robinson strikes again

Death spiral video

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Big doings on top of the world

I’m sure that virtually everyone who reads this blog is quite aware of what’s happened recently (and continues to happen) with Arctic ice. If you need a quick refresher, however…

The first two images are from the US NSIDC (National Snow and Ice Data Center). The last is from Cryosphere Today.

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