Snowstorm on a Comet

From Science@ NASA NASA has just issued a travel advisory for spacecraft: Watch out for Comet Hartley 2, it is experiencing a significant winter snowstorm. Deep Impact photographed the unexpected tempest when it flew past the comet’s nucleus on Nov. 4th at a distance of only 700 km (435 miles). At first, researchers only noticed…

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Extreme cold expected during the next week

Record cold expected. The Al Gore effect as well as the testimony on Capitol Hill yesterday has caused a massive chunk of Arctic air to descend from Western Canada into the United States.  How do temperatures 6o-70F degrees below average sound to folks along the Canadian border?  During the next 10-days (or more!), a hemispheric…

Roger Pielke Sr. on the House global warming hearings

The Perpetuation Of Climate Misunderstandings By The U.S. House Of Representatives Subcommitee On Energy and Environment The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommitee On Energy and Environment Hearing titled A Rational Discussion of Climate Change: the Science, the Evidence, the Response that Judy Curry has posted on; e.g. see Uncertainty gets a seat at the big table:…

Judith Curry: Climate change can be categorized as a “wicked problem.”, praises blogosphere and cites a need for acknowledgement

That headline is Dr. Judth Curry’s testimony before The House Testimony on global warming yesterday. It had a number of excellent presentations, and you can watch the entire video here. Some excerpts below, the entire presentation is available for download after the break. Climate change can be categorized as a “wicked problem.”1 Wicked problems are…

Professor Richard Lindzen’s Congressional Testimony

The House Testimony on global warming yesterday had a number of excellent presentations, and you can watch the entire video here. I’ve have professor Richard Lindzen’s presentation saved here in PDF form, and some key excerpts below. Part of his presentation looks like WUWT Sea Ice news. It is well worth the read. Excerpts: The…