Springtime in Concord, Mass., has changed since the town was home to Henry David Thoreau, and the writer himself has helped scientists figure out how. - http://www.livescience.com/18938-
"In spite of the recent, prolonged lull in the sun's activity, Earth absorbed more solar energy than escaped back into space, a NASA analysis of the Earth's recent energy budget indicates.
"This imbalance indicates Earth is warming — since more energy is coming in than leaving — and it occurred during a period when the sun was emitting low levels of energy,[2005 to 2010].
"These results confirm greenhouse gases produced by human activities are the most important driver of global climate change, according to the researchers."
READ ALL AT: http://www.livescience.com/18255-solar-
Two Important Papers February 26, 2011 : 4:15 PM
Joe Romm at Climate Progress reported on two important new papers from the Journal Nature that join the "growing body of evidence that human emissions fuel extreme weather, flooding that harm humans and the environment.”
According to Joe:
“Scientists have predicted for decades that human-caused global warming would increased extreme weather events that cause severe harm to humans, property, and the environment. These two studies are but the latest in a growing body of scientific literature demonstrating that these predictions are coming true now.”
“They should help lay to rest the myth that human-caused global warming will contribute to grievous harm only in some far-off future. They also strongly support the view that the human-induced increases in greenhouse gases have contributed to the devastating extreme events that hit Australia and other parts of the world in the past several months, helping to drive up food prices.”
Read more at Climate Progress.
The ALIEN Project: DOOMSDAY: The BP Oil Spill Disaster Stalls
DOOMSDAY: The BP Oil Spill Disaster Stalls The Gulf Loop
The BP Oil Spill Conspiracy You Didn’t Hear About - http://real-agenda.com/2010/12/16/the-
bp-o il-spill-conspiracy-you-didnt-hear- about/
Also: new community! brds_and_fishes
UN climate talks in focus at Davos forum
U.N. climate-plans said too narrow to save forests
Record melt from Greenland Icesheet in 2010
Sun Rose 2 Days Early
Experts seek Arctic climate early-warning-system
The Arctic: a new frontier for oil, gas firms
Some Himalayan glaciers advance, despite warming
BP DISPERSANT poses long-term risk
Superstorm FLOODING due for California
Ocean changes unsettling to solo sailor
WORLD FOOD CRISIS (and dangerous GM crops)
Climate change: Dogs of law are off the leash
various CLIMATE CHANGE
( Say ta ta!... )
Forecasters keep eye on looming 'Solar Max' - http://www.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/
Australia: Queensland floods spur more evacuations - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-