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Ever wonder about the logistics of those crazy polar ice cores?
Up close and personal with a new core of very old Antarctic ice.
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In which I actually bother to go back and read 1970s studies to see what climate science was up to.
Claims that scientists flip-flopped on climate don't reflect the science.
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Did you know trees form "guilds"? It looks like they're pretty cooperative.
Trees of different species are caught sharing carbon via fungal symbiotes.
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First new nuclear plant in 20 years is only 4% of the nation's additions.
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The chemical signature of sponges living 100 million years before the Cambrian explosion of life.
Study confirms the forensics of the oldest evidence for animal life.
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Curious about claims that global temperature data are rigged? Or that satellites are the "gold standard"? Here's my deep dive.
How thermometer and satellite data is adjusted and why it must be done.
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Pilot project yields impressive results but may be difficult to replicate.
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Can we maybe stop producing that much carbon dioxide first and then think about getting rid of it?
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I saw the new climate "skeptic" movie. Yes, it was bad. If you want to see more words about how it was bad, click here.
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Will the politicians who have been misusing the satellite data notice?
Data beloved by "skeptics" show February as the warmest month in satellite records.
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Pretty interesting comparison of the 1982 and 2015 floods around St. Louis.
Water rose as much as a meter higher than it would have 30 years ago.
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Powerful stuff from NASA's Piers Sellers, recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer...
I won’t live to see how civilization gets out of this mess. But I have hope.
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science writer, community college educator, hydrogeologist
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  • Freelance science writer
    Freelance Science Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Madison Area Technical College
    Earth Science Instructor, 2010 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
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slightly differentiated from the legion as Scott K. Johnson
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Hydrogeology, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Geology, Environmental Studies, 2004 - 2008