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Cherry picking through climate-science data
One definition of "cherry picking" is to highlight or extract "data that seem to confirm a particular position, while ignoring a significant portion" of data that might contradict a point of view, writes columnist Ray Johnson.
Climate change: A clear and present danger
The critical conclusion is that global temperatures today are the highest in at least 4,000 years, Ray Johnson writes.
We may ignore or deny it, but climate change is occurring
A letter signed by the National Academy of Sciences in 2010 addresses five points on climate change, but what decisions has it brought from the U.S. government, Ray Johnson asks.
Three numbers that will define our climate future
3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, 565 gigatons and 2,795 gigatons are three numbers that are crucial to the well-being of Earth.
Climate-change consensus and a call to 'photovoltaic' arms
Science, nature speaking clearly on the changes of weather patterns in recent years.
Detailing climate change from past to present
With satellites orbiting the Earth, thermometers and other instrumentation galore, scientists have no problem in recording our planet's weather and assessing our changing climate, according to climate columnist Ray Johnson.
Recent data continue to support climate change
Ray Johnson looks at 2012 and some recent temperature data for the 48 contiguous states and see how that fits with earlier data.
Solar energy: Clean source of electricity for the planet
The source of life, the sun, is a useful power element that will provide for billions of years.
Gardening map, temp records show warming trend
In just about all areas of the country, the climate has warmed significantly so that zones have changed by up to one number or more, Ray Johnson writes.
Carbon, compounds have many properties
There are many fine qualities of carbon, though one makes it a greenhouse gas, columnist Ray Johnson writes.
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