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Environment Counts | New evidence that changes in ocean currents triggered abrupt Northern hemisphere warming

New evidence that changes in ocean currents triggered abrupt Northern hemisphere warming Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2016-07-30 19:38 – (957 Reads) An important climate research question is what causes the warming and cooling cycles observed in the last million years of the Earth’s paleohistory. One conjecture suggests that variations in the Atlantic Meridional […]


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Environment Counts | Global warming “hiatus” not supported by new analysis

Global warming “hiatus” not supported by new analysis Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2016-12-22 11:08 – (68 Reads) Newly corrected and updated global surface temperature data do not support a global warming “hiatus”. The new analysis shows the trend over the period 1950-1999 is indistinguishable from the trend over the period 2000-2014. An apparent […]


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Environment Counts | Satellite data shows arid Middle East second only to India in ground water loss :

A source of independent, understandable andevidence-based information and insights on a range ofcurrent environmental matters, assisiting people to maketheir own judgments. We do not advocate particular positions.

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Environment Counts | China joins Japan, U.S. and Canada in launching greenhouse gas observing satellites :

Published by geoff on 2016-12-26 On December 21, 2016 China launched a 620 kg micro-satellite on a Long March-2D rocket to monitor its greenhouse gas emissions. The TanSat satellite is in a sun synchronous orbit 700 km above the earth and will monitor the concentration, distribution and flow of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. TanSat […]

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Environment Counts | The cryosphere and climate change – An EC perspective on the evidence presented in IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report

The cryosphere and climate change – An EC perspective on the evidence presented in IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report Author: Rick Higgins – Published At: 2014-11-16 11:08 – (4973 Reads) The term cryosphere refers to those parts of the Earth’s surface where water is in solid form. This includes ice in glaciers, ice sheets and sea […]

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