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What’s REALLY Warming the Earth?

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Published on Aug 29, 2016

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References/Learn more:

July 2016 is hottest on record: http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2479/nas...

NOAA’s State of the Climate July 2016 http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/...

Bloomberg’s climate change data viz project: http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/201...

Solar activity and temperature show opposite trend: https://www.skepticalscience.com/sola...

Milankovitch cycles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milanko... (I left out eccentricity because it operates on scales so long that it doesn’t affect short term climate change)

Connecting climate models with actual temperature changes http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/full/...

NASA Goddard’s Gavin Schmidt explains the history of the instrumental temperature record https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkT7I...

Last time CO2 was this high, humans didn’t exist http://www.climatecentral.org/news/th...

Shifting baselines: http://www.shiftingbaselines.org/op_ed/

Thomas Jefferson’s weather observations: https://www.monticello.org/site/resea...

Ben Franklin as Meteorologist: http://www.jstor.org/stable/983821

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