MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel bothered by on-air meteorologists’ lack of climate science knowledge

Journeyman Pictures has created a little 10-minute documentary that describes the perceived disconnect between the beliefs of on-air meteorologists and climatologists.  Of specific note are the comments of MIT professor Dr. Kerry Emanuel who sets up the premise of the question (and the documentary as a whole) and swings away (just after 5-minute mark): PROFESSOR…

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Solar flares are teleconnected to earthly radioactive decay

From Stanford University News a really wild must read science discovery. h/t to Leif Svalgaard and WUWT reader “carbon-based-life-form”. The strange case of solar flares and radioactive elements When researchers found an unusual linkage between solar flares and the inner life of radioactive elements on Earth, it touched off a scientific detective investigation that could…

James Cameron’s folly: ‘Titanic Chicken of the Sea’

Cameron backs out. So much for that attempt to sink skeptical arguments. From King of the World to Chicken of the Sea: Director James Cameron challenges climate skeptics to debate and then bails out at last minute Via the SPPI Blog, Source: Climatedepot Hide the Debate: Cameron ducks Climate Debate with Breitbart, Morano, & McElhinney…

Signs of the times

People send me stuff. Sometimes the Google adwords at WUWT yield interesting things, like this plea to not abandon what has already been abandoned. From the National Resources Defense Council: Tell your senators not to abandon comprehensive climate and energy legislation.

TS Danielle Strengthening

Now up to 65mph, not far from Cat 1 Hurricane category winds. Seems almost sure to be a Hurricane soon. The good news is that the path seems away from the Gulf, and it will help transport some of that Atlantic SST/heat into the upper atmosphere.