Some people deny that climate change is happening. This site is dedicated to them. This is a place where I'll post (and you can submit) strange occurrences that might* be evidence of climate change. Scientists have been telling us climate change is happening for decades now. As my grandpa used to say: "Done told ya so!"

*I know anecdotes don't prove anything. I'm not trying to scientifically prove climate change is happening- for me just showing it's a real possibility is enough reason for the world to act, given what's at stake.

22nd March 2012

Photo reblogged from In Focus with 478 notes

atlanticinfocus:

From World Water Day, one of 36 photos. Here, a journalist takes a sample of polluted red-colored water in the Jianhe River in Luoyang, Henan province, China, on December 13, 2011. According to local media, the sources of the pollution were two illegal chemical plants discharging their production waste water into the rain sewer pipes. (Reuters/China Daily)

atlanticinfocus:

From World Water Day, one of 36 photos. Here, a journalist takes a sample of polluted red-colored water in the Jianhe River in Luoyang, Henan province, China, on December 13, 2011. According to local media, the sources of the pollution were two illegal chemical plants discharging their production waste water into the rain sewer pipes. (Reuters/China Daily)

22nd March 2012

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It’s World Water Day! How should we celebrate?

It’s World Water Day! How should we celebrate?

22nd March 2012

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Proving that climate change is about extremes of all types, not just heat, this map shows that as the Eastern US is experiencing record highs, temperatures in the West are significantly colder than usual.
onearth:

In an absurdly weird weather year, this is the weirdest weather map yet. May-like Weather in the East, While Snow Slams the West | Climate Central)

Proving that climate change is about extremes of all types, not just heat, this map shows that as the Eastern US is experiencing record highs, temperatures in the West are significantly colder than usual.

onearth:

In an absurdly weird weather year, this is the weirdest weather map yet. May-like Weather in the East, While Snow Slams the West | Climate Central)

22nd March 2012

Link reblogged from Climate Adaptation with 71 notes

GE rejects Republicans’ climate change doubts →

Even big business is leaving the climate denial loonies out in the cold.

climateadaptation:

General Electric has brushed aside the doubts leading Republican presidential contenders have raised about climate science.

The US industrial and financial conglomerate said it had long seen climate change as a valid concern after an internal evaluation of the scientific case in 2005.”

Read the rest at Financial Times (possibly paywalled)

22nd March 2012

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This map shows how many standard deviations away from the norm the current record high temperatures are in the US. Basically, the darkest red represents extreme variations from normal temperatures (for March 20) that used to happen only every 4,000 years or so, before the climate began changing. Even the second-darkest reds should only happen every 40 years without climate change.

This map shows how many standard deviations away from the norm the current record high temperatures are in the US. Basically, the darkest red represents extreme variations from normal temperatures (for March 20) that used to happen only every 4,000 years or so, before the climate began changing. Even the second-darkest reds should only happen every 40 years without climate change.

22nd March 2012

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Interesting article about the current heat wave in the US

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/article.html

Apparently, one town in Michigan just broke the previous record for yesterday by 29 degrees!

21st March 2012

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And now back to crying… The amount of glacier loss is just staggering, no?

And now back to crying… The amount of glacier loss is just staggering, no?

21st March 2012

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A classic Bill McKibben article →

21st March 2012

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Biodun Iginla's BBC News Blog: Skeptic finds he now agrees global warming is real →

bioduniginla:

by Alyssa Mann and Biodun Iginla, BBC News

WASHINGTON — A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Temperatures really are rising rapidly.

The study of the…

21st March 2012

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Better to laugh than to cry…

Better to laugh than to cry…