Ocean Acidification and Corals

Guest post by Steven Goddard The BBC ran an article this week titled “Acid oceans ‘need urgent action‘” based on the premise: The world’s marine ecosystems risk being severely damaged by ocean acidification unless there are dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions, warn scientists. This sounds very alarming, so being diligent researchers we should of course…

CO2, Temperatures, and Ice Ages

Guest post by Frank Lansner, civil engineer, biotechnology. (Note from Anthony – English is not Frank’s primary language, I have made some small adjustments for readability, however they may be a few  passages that need clarification. Frank will be happy to clarify in comments) It is generally accepted that CO2 is lagging temperature in Antarctic…

James Hansen’s Former NASA Supervisor Declares Himself a Skeptic – Says Hansen ‘Embarrassed NASA’, ‘Was Never Muzzled’, & Models ‘Useless’

UPDATE 1/28: Full text of Dr. Theon’s letter has been post on the Senate website and below. This is something I thought I’d never see. This press release today is from the Senate EPW blog of Jame Inhofe. The scientist making the claims in the headline, Dr. John S. Theon, formerly of the Institute for…

The UK Climate Impact Programme Forecasting Scoresheet

Guest Post by Steven Goddard Recreational cycling during the summer of 2007 The UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) is a government funded organization with the following scientifically neutral mission statement on their home page “The UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) helps organisations to adapt to inevitable climate change. While it’s essential to reduce future greenhouse gas emissions,…