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  • In Reply to "The Importance of Science In Addressing Climate Change".

    02/08/2011 3:07:55 PM PST · by Signalman · 16 replies
    IceCap ^ | 2/8/2011 | Ice Cap
    CO2Science and 68 signatories To the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate: February 8, 2011 In reply to “The Importance of Science in Addressing Climate Change” On 28 January 2011, eighteen scientists sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate urging them to “take a fresh look at climate change.” Their intent, apparently, was to disparage the views of scientists who disagree with their contention that continued business-as-usual increases in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions produced from the burning of coal, gas, and oil will lead to a host...
  • Willi Dansgaard dies at 88; scientist who recognized climate record in ice cap

    02/08/2011 9:27:07 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 27 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 7, 2011 | Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times
    The work of Danish paleoclimatologist Willi Dansgaard helped revolutionize scientific understanding of the mechanisms of climate change.Danish paleoclimatologist Willi Dansgaard established ice core science as a cornerstone in the study of climate history. (Centre for Ice and ClimateWilli Dansgaard, a Danish paleoclimatologist who was the first to recognize that the Earth's climatic history was stored in the Greenland ice cap, died Jan. 8 in Copenhagen, according to the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. He was 88. His research, together with that of Claude Lorius of France and Hans Oeschger of Switzerland, revolutionized scientific knowledge of how the...