Tag: Arctic

David Attenborough

RRS Sir David Attenborough is a Terrible Name For a Ship

“I voted for Boaty McBoatface myself,” a top scientist has told a UK parliamentary inquiry into the naming of a £200 million research vessel. Boaty McBoatface was the name the public overwhelmingly voted for after the decision was thrown open

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Inflation Alert: April Cold Wave Hitting U.S. Crops

Bitter cold across the eastern U.S., caused by Arctic air and a rapidly weakening El Niño weather condition, threatens widespread damage to crops that could ignite a new round of food inflation.

Vladimir Putin

NATO, Russia Hold Identical Arctic Training Programs

NATO and European countries started a two week Arctic training exercise program as tensions with Russians continue to grow. Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliated with an order for a mass surprise drill.

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What The BBC Doesn’t Want You To Know About Polar Ice

The BBC’s Science Editor David Shukman recently got back from an expedition to the high Arctic. Amazingly, despite having gone all that way, he seems completely to have missed the big story: that contrary to the doomsday predictions we’ve been

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Debunked: CNN’s Never Ending Story Of Glacier Retreat

The glaciers are disappearing. Again. At least according to CNN they are. The slew of evidence presented in support of this disaster includes citing a single scientist and the author visiting a location where the glaciers happen to be in

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‘Breathtaking’ adjustments to Arctic temperature record. Is there any ‘global warming’ we can trust?

Here’s a video that you absolutely must see. Not, I hasten to warn you, because it’s exciting, well-produced or informative; rather, because of the fascinating light it sheds on the debate about global warming in general and also, in particular, on the ongoing controversy about whether organisations like NASA and NOAA are playing fast and loose with the world’s temperature data sets.

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Climate Change Scientists: Juno Here Because of Global warming

Climate change enthusiasts are determined to cover all bases; they assert that the enormous East Coast winter storm is the result of global warming. According to climate change true believers, the big snowstorms of recent years can be attributed to warmer climes nearby.