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Research & Commentary: The Cryosphere

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 28, 2013

One of the most common claims made by those who warn of an anthropogenic global warming crisis is that increases in temperature have led to unusual melting in mountain glaciers, Arctic sea ice, and

Research & Commentary: The Hydrosphere and Oceans

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 17, 2013

People concerned that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous climate change worry such a change may disrupt the hydrosphere, which

Research & Commentary: Solar Forcing of Climate

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 16, 2013

In its series of assessment reports reviewing the latest climate science, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded solar forcings (the changes in the avera

Research & Commentary: State-Owned Banks

October 14, 2013

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, since 2010,

Research & Commentary: Gold and Silver Currency

October 14, 2013

In the nineteenth century the U.S. economy was based on currency backed by gold and silver.

Research & Commentary: Temperature Observations

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 14, 2013

One of the central premises behind the concern that manmade greenhouse gas emissions may be causing dangerous global warming is that global temperatures have increased over the last century in conc

Research & Commentary: Forcings and Feedbacks

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 10, 2013

Many scientists, policymakers, and engaged citizens have become concerned over the possibility that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous cl

Research & Commentary: Global Climate Models and Their Limitations

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 9, 2013

Many scientists, policymakers, and engaged citizens have become concerned over the possibility that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous cl

Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Plastic Bag Tax

October 9, 2013

Under a proposal by state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Wayne), Pennsylvania would become the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags.

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