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“human-caused climate change is real, serious, and immediate” – Scientists

September 21, 2016

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An Open Letter Regarding Climate Change From Concerned Members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Human-caused climate change is not a belief, a hoax, or a conspiracy. It is a physical reality. Fossil fuels powered the Industrial Revolution. But the burning of oil, coal, and gas also caused most of the historical increase in […]

Natural Cycles and Climate Change [video]

October 28, 2012

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Natural cycles, you say?  Then you’ll want to know about El Niño and La Niña, about the affect on climate of volcanic eruptions and solar cycles.  Scientists have carefully studied all the natural influences on Earth’s climate and found out that by themselves, they don’t suffice to explain our current warming.  Until the human-caused increase […]

The Sun and Climate Change [video]

October 24, 2012

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Nobody doubts that the Sun influences Earth’s climate.  In fact, it powers the whole thing, and powers life itself through photosynthesis.  Even oil is bottled sunlight.  However, when you talk about climate change, you have to remember the change part.  The Sun may run the climate, but that doesn’t at all mean that it powers […]

All About Climate Forcings [video]

October 20, 2012

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Climate forcings are those parts of the climate system which push it along.  CO2 does it.  It is, because of how much of it there is and how long it stays in the atmosphere, the most important climate forcing, and the most significant cause of today’s present warming trend.  But it’s not the only greenhouse gas […]

Yes, Virginia, Human Emissions Do Cause Climate Change [video]

October 17, 2012

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Here’s why they call it anthropogenic climate change.  The clever folks over at the US National Academy of Sciences explain in chapter 4 how we know that climate change is human caused. As usual, there is more than one line of evidence.  As usual, the conclusions of all the lines of evidence are the same.  We did […]

2 Minutes About Greenhouse Gases [video]

October 14, 2012

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Psst!  Got two minutes to learn about greenhouse gases?  Sure you do. And here it is, Clyde.  From the folks at the US National Academy of Sciences.  A two minute video explaining the greenhouse effect, how it keeps us all warm, and is now in danger of keeping us too warm. When honest Abe wanted […]

Is Earth Warming? [video]

October 13, 2012

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I know Earth is warming.  You know Earth is warming.  It’s obvious that Earth is warming. But if you need to watch a video that proves that Earth is warming, then Father Theo will present an authoritative video for you.  The US Academy of Sciences put it together.  Here is part 2 of a 7 […]