A New Study Shows That Global Warming Is Leading to Extinctions

With all the climate conversation currently littering the Internet, and the myriad ways that extreme weather is linked to global warming, it's hard not to get confused about climate change sometimes – and given the sheer volume of muddled information out there, you might even be forgiven for being unconvinced by the arguments thus far. But University of Exeter scientists have brought us some simple proof that climate change seems to be as bad for our ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Harry A Farr - Jul 12, 2011 - 2:05 AM PDT
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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - Jul. 12, 2011

This is an important article it makes sense and the fact it comes from a main line news source adds.

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by William Hughes-Games - Jul. 12, 2011

The article has a very narrow focus but is good as far as it goes

It is pretty well certain that global warming will cause extinctions but it must be very hard to separate the extinctions from global warming from extinctions from other causes. Whales which once pumped nutrients (Whale Poo) from the depths to power a whole ecology is almost gone. Over-fishing has reduced key species with hard-to-evaluate downstream effects Nutrient excess has turned large areas of the ocean anaerobic. Silt run off has trashed oyster beds and corals. And this is ... More »

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Harry A Farr
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by Harry A Farr - Jul. 12, 2011
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Norman Rogers
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by Norman Rogers - Jul. 12, 2011

The only problem with this story is that there hasn't been any significent climate change in the last 15 years and very little in the last 100 years. In other words this is a silly scare story.

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