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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…

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The ‘tipping point’ has arrived as temperatures rise in 70 US counties

Looks like the heat is on this summer … even in Alaska thanks to what has been referred to as the “tipping point.” Apparently, the warnings about 2 degrees Celsius of warming — or the global average forewarned against in the 2015 Paris Agreement centered on climate change — has hit some places in the United States pretty hard. Related: For
example, according to the Washington Post the fastest state to experience such warming is
Alaska which has seen a recent increase
of…

This Isn’t A Map of Global Warming, It’s A Map of Corrupted Temperature Stations

Kevin Drum published this map on his blog, which he says was originally from the Washington Post.  He does not include a link so I can’t give any more background on the chart.  For example, I have no idea which…

It was cold in Australia last weekend

The August 9-12 weather event in Australia was one of the longest cold stretches and greatest snowfall totals so far in this century, according to climate and atmospheric scientists.

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Helsinki launches a sustainability app for the city

The app helps users decide on activities, transportation options and shops by toggling specific sustainability filters to find choices that best suit their preferences and meet environmental metrics.