The Clean Power Plan Is Barely Better Than Kyoto; IPCC Says: We Must Remove CO2 From the Atmosphere

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First published on Truthout, August 16, 2015. The EPA’s Clean Power Plan is 12 percent more stringent than the Kyoto Protocol, yet since 1978, the US has emitted as much carbon dioxide as we emitted in the previous 228 years. Globally, since 1984, our civilization…

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Ilulissat and Icefjord

There All Along: “Exceptional” Slowdown of the Gulf Stream From Greenland Melt

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First Published on Truthout, April 13, 2015. The Gulf Stream plays an immensely important role in moderating the climate of eastern North America and Europe. Moreover, Greenland melt impacts ocean current processes in the North Atlantic. For years, contradictory research has alternately said the Gulf…

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Merchants of Doubt Premieres in Austin: Melton to talk about $900 million annual climate change counter-movement

By | Deniers and Delayers, Messaging, Psycho | One Comment

(See more on the Drexel/Stanford research on the climate change counter-movement here.) Merchants of Doubt, A film by Sony Pictures and Robert KennerAustin Premiere and Lecture by Bruce Melton PE Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes…

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Citizens, Energy Scientists, and Policy Advisors Beliefs About Global Warming

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Bolsen, Druckman and Cook have summarized the emerging discipline of global warming psychology rather well with this paper. Scientists and policy makers are more likely to believe than the public and more likely to believe that warming is caused by man. There is political influence…

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Selected Published Articles

The Clean Power Plan Is Barely Better Than Kyoto; IPCC Says: We Must Remove CO2 From The Atmosphere (August 16, 2015) References
IPCC: More Than All of Observed Warming Has Been Caused by Humanity’s Emissions  (April 24, 2015)
There All Along: “Exceptional” Slowdown of the Gulf Stream From Greenland Melt  (April 13, 2015)
March 5, 2015  Greenland Reels: Climate Disrupting Feedbacks Have Begun  (March 5, 2015)
Hottest Year Ever  (February 11, 2015)
Climate Change 2014: What Do We Do Now?(December 26, 2014)
With This Decade’s Climate Policy, Expect More Warming Than if Nothing Was Done at All  (August 27, 2014)
Arctic Warming and Increased Weather Extremes: The National Research Council Speaks  (July 15, 2014)
Critical sea level rise on Padre Island  (Apil 23, 2014)
US Falling Emissions a Mirage: Offshoring and Fracking  (April 2, 2014)
Abrupt Climate Change: No Bioperturbation  (March 18, 2014)
EPIC! 22,000 hits, 4,700 “Likes”  Climate Change 2013: Where We Are Now – Not What You Think (December 26, 2013)
Arctic Sea Ice and Al Gore’s “Prediction 2013” (October 4, 2013)
Kick the Climate Deniers off the Island (August 15, 2013)
Calling All Earthlings  (July 25, 2013)
A Fossil Fuel-Free New York State by 2050 (May 26, 2013)
Propaganda, Self-Censorship and Climate Change (May 30, 2013)
Worst Drought in 1,000 Years Could Begin in Eight Years (February 21, 2013)
The World Bank Report “Turn Down the Heat”: Is it Really this Bad? (January 11, 2013)
INSANDITY: Research Shows How Arctic Warming Causes Extreme Weather  (November 5, 2012)
Greenland Melts: The Rest of the Story   (October 2012)
The Biggest Misunderstanding About Climate Change: Warming over land will be twice the global average because of cool ocean water   (August 9, 2012)
The Climate Awareness Drought is Over: Time to Change the Tone  (May 16, 2012)
The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over Part 1: It’s Time to Change the Tone (May 23, 2012)
The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over Part 2: Voices tell us ‘the warmists are dead’ (June 1, 2012)

The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over Part 3: It’s Only Pollution (June 14, 2012)
Welcome to Climate Change Texas Part 1: Drought and Wildfires (December 29, 2011)
Welcome to Climate Change Texas Part 2: Has TRxas Crossed a Climate threshold?
(January 4, 2012)
Welcome to Climate Change Texas Part 3: What Can be Done? (January 11, 2012)
Welcome to Climate Change Texas Extra: The Worst-case Scenario is Happening  (February 16, 2012) Rag Radio Interview
It’s Colder Because it is Warming (1/23/11)
I Want A Sequestration Machine for Christmas (12/23/2010)
Climate Blindness (12/02/2010)
Bruce on Rag Radio
Climate Change and Global Economic Dysfunction
It’s Cars, Not Coal – The New Paradigm of Climate Science (10/28/2010)
Habanero Heat is Coming Sooner than We Thought (July 2010)
Worse than the Worst-Case Scenario: The Climate Crisis (July 2010) Methane in the Gulf – The Oil Spill: Toxic Popsicle of Extinction Event?  
Climate Change – Ten Times Faster Than Predicted 
Climate Crisis: Extreme Summer Heat and Irreversible Ecosystem Demise   (References: 19 pages, click here)