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Understanding Global Warming: Does Less Sea Ice Mean More Northern Hemisphere snow? Possibly.
Posted on 27 May 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

It was not that long ago that those who believe (on faith, not scientific fact) that there is no global warming, celebrated the snowfall in the Eastern U.S. as though it showed that global warming was not happening. Prior posts have reviewed a number... Read More

New NASA Data Takes Aim at Global Warming
Posted on 8 Aug 2011 by Patrick Greissing

By Patrick Greissing, Alston & Bird LLP A recent study published in the science journal Remote Sensing shows that NASA satellite data from the last 11 years (2000-2011) indicates that the Earth's atmosphere has been able to release far more... Read More

Area from Massachusetts to North Carolina Faces Accelerating Sea Level Increase
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Climate change has, on average, raised the surface of the world's oceans in recent decades by melting glaciers and causing seawater to expand as it warms. But the rise has not been uniform, just like the increase in ocean temperature. As noted in... Read More