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NASA’s satellite data

a recent interview with one of Trump’s top advisers has revealed a plan to make deep cuts to NASA’s funding, specifically targeting NASA’s climate research. Unbelievable though it is, he called this basic Earth observation research “politicized science.” We can’t … Continue reading

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The Overview Effect — Space Exploration and Human Evolution

OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo. The overview effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface.[1][2][3][4][5] It refers to the experience of … Continue reading

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400ppm milestone

World’s carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return Future in which global concentration of CO2 is permanently above 400 parts per million looms ‘We’re going into very new territory’: James Butler, of the US National Oceanographic and … Continue reading

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merchants of doubt

A skeptic would find it interesting that many of the players involved in misleading the public about the dangers of tobacco smoke have been recruited by the anti-AGW camp (Dr. Richard Lindzen being one of them). They would also find … Continue reading

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first time in 40 years that annual CO2 emissions growth has remained stable

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities. In 2013, CO2 accounted for about 82% of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. Carbon dioxide is naturally present in the atmosphere as part of the … Continue reading

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Video: Temperature Puzzle

Video: Temperature Puzzle.

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The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster

The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986, when Space Shuttle Challenger (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.  The disaster resulted in a 32-month hiatus in the shuttle program and the formation of the Rogers … Continue reading

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