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New Research for week #25, 2019

Posted on 25 June 2019 by SkS-Team 49 publications for this week.  The last paper in this week’s list features Skeptical Science volunteer and highly cited researcher Stephan Lewandowsky along with Skeptical Science founder John Cook as first and second…

Greenland Ice-Loss Predictions Are Clouded By Clouds

Predicting where, how and how quickly Greenland’s ice will melt is difficult. Projections by the best models are cloudy, and new research suggests clouds are doing the clouding. Currently, models of Greenland’s melting ice sheet put the greatest emphasis on…

Himalayan Glacier Loss Caused By Many Factors, Not Just Warming

Many news outlets have reported the very interesting finding detailed in Science Advances that ice loss from Himalayan glaciers has doubled in the past 40 years. Using data from modern satellites and from declassified images taken by the US Hexagon…

Flows (1)

Thirty-three years ago, at this time, I was walking around the Flow Country in the north of Scotland in my first few months working for the RSPB. Last year, at this time, I was in the northwest of the USA….

Latest dusk for northerly latitudes

Although the Northern Hemisphere’s summer solstice – and longest day – happened a few days ago, the latest twilight at 40 degrees North latitude always follows by several days. Expect the longest northern twilight on or near June 24.

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With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance

As a teenager, disenchanted with religion, I turned to Shakespeare for ethical guidance. I was inspired by the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company. It represented the ultimate company of conscious artists, speaking and playing Shakespeare with humour and insight….

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With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance

As a teenager, disenchanted with religion, I turned to Shakespeare for ethical guidance. I was inspired by the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company. It represented the ultimate company of conscious artists, speaking and playing Shakespeare with humour and insight….

Antarctica: a trip to the heart of global warming – EL PAIS

The Antarctic is the only continent in the world without any countries, borders or wars. But it is here, on a windy, lonely ‘island’ twice the size of Australia where 90% of the planet’s ice survives, that scientists are wrestling…