Berrien Moore III, an earth scientist who co-chaired a National Research Council committee several years ago on space-based observation of Earth, said climate change predictions based on mathematical models have failed to capture how quickly sea ice would decline. "Thank God for the [satellite] observations, because otherwise we wouldn't have known this is going on," said Moore, vice president for weather and climate programs at the University of Oklahoma.
Aging and failed satellites jeopardize efforts to collect data on climate change
HT globalwarn via twitter
It's all happening much faster than predicted. The scientists are scared! (see last night's post). What does that tell you folks?
Another don't miss at Climate Denial Crock of the Week
Smoking Gun: Greatest Extinction in History was a Volcanic, Coal fired, Greenhouse Event
Do you think climate change will be mentioned in Obama's State of the Union Address?