Where’s the ice for my drink?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I don’t know what to make of this one. I was wandering the web when I came across a Reuters article about a scientific study called “Global Floating Ice In “Constant Retreat”: Study“. The Reuters article opens with this arresting text (emphasis mine): LONDON Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:38pm EDT…

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Volcanic Smoke Ring

Via NASA’s spaceweather.com Here’s something you don’t see every day, in fact it has only been seen once before by the volcano researchers that got the photo. The diameter of the ring must be huge to be visible at the photo distance. I’m estimating about 1-2km in diameter. On May 1, 2010, 4:17 Pm Volcano…

Does PIOMASS verify?

Pursuant to the previous post on The great 2007 ice crunch – it wasn’t just melt this is a follow up post for questions raised there. By Steve Goddard One of the favourite web sites quoted by the AGW faithful, is the University of Washington PIOMASS site – which claims to model ice volume. They show…

Study concludes: “major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region”

A major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region? Whooda thunk? Thank goodness they consulted the all knowing supercomputer model to figure this fact out: “it could easily have caused $100 billion in damage“. Or, they could have simply consulted history to arrive at the same conclusion and saved a boatload of money and electricity. Nah,…

The great 2007 ice crunch – it wasn’t just melt

By Steve Goddard CIRES photo of an Arctic ice pressure ridge I generated an animation of 2007 sea ice thickness from the US Navy’s PIP database, and noticed something remarkable. Watch the video below, particularly inside the red square – the animation runs from May through October, 2007. The color scale on the left indicates…