In Which I Go Spelunking …

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my usual peripatetic wandering around the web, I came across an interesting paper called “Millennial- and orbital-scale changes in the East Asian monsoon over the past 224,000 years”, in Nature Magazine (subscription required), 28 Feb. 2008 , with Supplementary Online Information. The paper uses “speleothems” to estimate past climate…

Live Video of BP “Top Kill” Procedure

BP MC252 well gushing oil – environmental disaster video courtesy of British Petroleum Later today, BP is expected to try to reduce the flow of oil from their MC252 well by pumping heavy drilling fluids into the pipe. Throughout the extended top kill procedure – which may take up to two days to complete –…