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Wildfires Rage Down Under

In December 2005, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of Australia in conjunction with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology released a report entitled, “Climate change impacts on fire-weather in south-east Australia”. Stating that, “since 1950, rainfall has decreased in south-east Australia, droughts have become more severe and the number of extremely hot days … Continue reading

More Birds Flying North for the Winter

A study released today by the Audubon Society has found that a significant number of North American bird species have changed their migratory patterns over the last 40 years, finding more Northern homes for the winter, likely as a result of increased temperatures over the United States during that time period. Of the 305 species … Continue reading

Lake lessons

Severe Drought Drives Political Debate While wildfires raged in southern California, a different type of rage was going on here in the east. You see, Lake Lanier in northern Georgia is drying up. As of October 13, it is 13 feet below normal. This would only be a problem for the local homeowners whose docks … Continue reading



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The Consensus

173 professional scientific organizations (and counting) around the world acknowledge the global impact of rising emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities

The Indicators

Climate Change Indicators Climate Change Indicators NASA GISS - Global Annual Mean Surface Air Temperature ChangeGlobal Temperature Sea level change from 1993 to the present day Global Sea Level Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Anomaly, 1979-Present Arctic Ice Melt Glacial Retreat, 1980-2010 Glacial Retreat Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations, Mauna Loa Atmospheric CO2 Level