February 27, 2015

4:31 PM | The global warming hiatus could last another five years. Its aftermath is the real problem.
Originally posted on Is Nerd:Whether you’ve been fending off climate-change skeptics on Twitter or have been looking for reasons to become a climate-change skeptic yourself, you must’ve heard about the hiatus. It’s the name given to a relatively drastic drop in the rate at which the world’s surface temperatures have increased, starting since the late 1990s,…

February 25, 2015

3:56 PM | Of tree rings and rain: droughts predicted to worsen in southwestern United States
Originally posted on Goodnight Earth:Figure courtesy of Droughts have intensified in already dry regions around the world, including in the Southwest United States and in Australia throughout the first decade of this century.  The severity of these droughts has been attributed to global warming and climate change, which climate models predict should make traditional…
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