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A few of the articles at this link are:
formed over the Arctic for the First Time" (2011)
"Narwhal whales recruited to monitor climate
in deep polar waters” (2010)
“Large part of climate change is deemed
“What climate prediction models still
cannot do: an expert speaks out” (2002)
Change and the Woodsman”
suffer from insect infestations and drought brought on by recent warmer,
drier summers - a result of thinning snowpack in the mountains (by
Michael Fortune and Philip Mote, Northwest Woodlands, Spring
review of “Global Warming: Myth or
Reality?” by Marcel Leroux
Leroux's book has
two purposes – to build a climatology on the concept of “mobile
polar highs,” and to assert that the atmospheric greenhouse
effect has no role in current climate change. (M. Fortune’s
review of the book in Bulletin of the American Meteorological
Society, vol. 88, 89-92, Jan. 2007)
News, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute,
written by Michael A. Fortune (Spring 2010).
infection spreads in the Northwest"
levels alter biochemistry of food webs"
datasets: are they really of climate Quality?"
Catarina: the South Atlantic’s First Hurricane?”
known hurricane in the South Atlantic Ocean caused havoc on Brazil's
coast and astonished meteorologists around the world. (By M. Rusticucci
and Michael A. Fortune, State of the Climate 2004: Bulletin of
the American Meteorological Society, vol. 86, S-30, June 2005).
Warrior's Footprint on the Planet”
Q: How much of the
planet is used to support me, in the life style to which I am accustomed?
A: The footprint of
an American living in the U.S. was 24 acres, the highest value per-person
on the planet.
A: Every two weeks
my actions add another ton of CO2 to the atmosphere.
The Bullskin, May 2008, Mankind Project, Washington, DC,