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Jeff Masters reports on these studies: Grinsted, A., J. C. Moore, and S. Jevrejeva, 2012, “A homogeneous record of Atlantic hurricane surge threat since 1923,” PNAS 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1209542109 Grinsted, A., J. C. Moore, and S. Jevrejeva, 2012, “Projected Atlantic hurricane surge threat from rising temperatures” PNAS March 18, 2013 201209980, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1209980110 There is a…

Ice sheet overview

Thingsbreak has a great overview of recent research on ice loss in the Antarctic (east and west) and Greenland. For anyone who has had enough of the freedom vs responsibility of the press discussion (mandas?), perhaps there are some interesting bits in Thingsbreak’s post to mull over.

This is interesting. I have mixed feelings about it but it is probably a necessary step in forcing the reality of this issue into the correct legal and political context. Actions have consequences and actors have responsibilities. The only question I have is that the respnsibility is really shared by all of us as consumers…

Climate change refugees from five nations

From New Scientist, here is a short article discussing five cases of small populations forced to relocate or plan to relocate due to sea level rise, caused by climate change. It is a little anti-intuative to think that the 15-25 cm or so rise we have observed on average over the last hundred years could…

Sea Level in the Arctic is Falling

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: According to the latest state of the art satellite measurements from over the Arctic, sea levels are falling! Guess all that ice isn’t melting after all. Answer: