Old telco cables wanted for climate research

From itnews By Liz Tay Submarine cable network of use to Sydney scientist. Scientists have called for telecommunications companies to open up their old and new submarine cables to climate change research. According to Sydney University scientist John Yuzhu You, undersea cables could be used to monitor currents, salinity, seismology and ocean temperatures. About these…

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Is Jim Hansen’s Global Temperature Skillful?

Guest Post By John R. Christy of the University of Alabama at Huntsville via Dr. Roger Pielke Sr’s blog: Climate Science The three warm-color time series are taken from Hansen’s published testimony in June 1988 in which global surface air temperatures were projected under three scenarios by his global climate model.

Fires around Moscow: A Satellite Perspective

From a University of Leicester press release Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently sweeping across central and western Russia. Using equipment on the European satellite MetOp-A researchers from the University’s Earth Observation Science group have analysed…

Timing is everything

Tom Nelson writes: On the same day that the USDA forecasts bumper crops for corn, soybeans, and wheat, they try to convince us that carbon dioxide is devastating our crops Analysis: Extreme weather plagues farming, talks flounder | Reuters But as concerns mount over extreme weather hitting global food systems this year, governments are no…