Daily Archives: March 1, 2011

Big-Time La Nina Tornado and Spring Flood Season Possible?

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow Tornado season kicks off in February most years, and yesterday’s storm had tornadoes, and other severe weather and with heavy rains after a snowy winter, major flooding. The tornado seasons tend to be more … Continue reading

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Methane, the other worrisome GHG – coming to a dairy farm near you

Via Eurekalert: Measuring methane Researchers develop technique to measure methane gas from cattle MADISON, WI, MARCH 1, 2011 – Methane is an extremely potent greenhouse gas. Wetlands, gas hydrates, permafrost, termites, oceans, freshwater bodies, non-wetland soils, are all natural sources … Continue reading

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Josh on Dragon Slaying

Appropriately, a green dragon. Puff the magic dragon he ain’t.

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Rebuttal to the Skeptical Science “Crux of a Core”

Guest post by Dr. J Storrs Hall A bit over a year ago, in the wake of Climategate, I put up a blog post over at the Foresight Institute which got picked up and run here at WUWT.  The essence … Continue reading

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“Carbon confusion” in Indonesia

Via Eurekalert: Hotspots of carbon confusion in Indonesia threaten to warm the world more quickly Indonesia has promised to become a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In 2009, the president committed to a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas … Continue reading

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A cold day in Mexico’s Icebox

Guest post  by Dr. Richard Keen My first visit to Mexico nearly forty years ago began on an icy note. I boarded the overnight train in Juarez and headed south to warmer climes, or so I thought. The Ferrocarril was … Continue reading

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