From Snowstorms to Heat Waves, How Global Warming Causes Extreme Weather and Climate Instability

The East Coast is struggling to recover from the massive blizzard that slammed into hundreds cities and towns from the Carolinas to Maine. The storm was a grimly fitting end to 2010, which was characterized by extreme weather from start to finish with heat waves, floods, volcanoes, blizzards, landslides and droughts. While TV networks closely follow extreme weather events around the world, they rarely make the connection between extreme weather and global ... Full Story »

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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - Jan. 4, 2011

This article shows the difference from authorities and weathermen. Why do those without good information think they can try say they know more those with Doctorates?

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jan. 4, 2011

A good post. As usual, Democracy Now covered an important issue, and we could learn things from this important interview. A similar story I read in the TIME magagine's web post that also said that this blizzard and cold wave is because of global warming.

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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Jan. 4, 2011

Good information, although I personally am not a fan of transcripts as print journalism, because one misses innuendo–which conveys considerable non-verbal communication–when actually being able to see people respond.

What the right wing deliberately overlooks in serving special interest desires to keep profits rolling in by denying global warming is that its effects may not be warming at all. What seems more likely is what the world is currently experiencing: chaotic, uncharacteristic weather–warm, cold, stormy, bizarre–happening everywhere in the world, which makes the term, “global warming,” a misnomer. The reason right wingers are so successful confusing the weather issue is that we ... More »

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Doug Greer
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by Doug Greer - Dec. 28, 2010

Meteorologists should not be expected to understand Climate Science. Many of these weathermen don't even have any degrees in science. This is almost as bad as listening to an economist's opinion on Climate Science.

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