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Strong Pacific Trade Winds Slowing Warming

Joseph Conrad, who claimed not to be a sentimentalist when came to the life at sea, waxed poetic when writing of the trade winds:  In the middle belt of the earth the Trade Winds reign supreme, undisputed, like monarchs of … Continue reading

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The Earth’s Attic is on Fire & the Basement is Freezing Up

Scientists have said that global climate change will bring us severe and unusual weather.   That would be a hard point to argue. Here are two recent, apparently somewhat contradictory or perhaps merely odd, news stories about the sea and the global climate. … Continue reading

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Not Just Kiribati – Rising Sea Levels a Threat to Coastal U.S.

This week we posted that the Pacific nation of Kiribati is considering purchasing land on Fiji as a possible site to relocate as rising waters threaten to submerge their home islands.  As distant and exotic as  Kiribati’s problem may sound an article in the … Continue reading

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