Daily Archives: June 23, 2011

7.2 Earthquake in Alaska – Tsunami Warning Canceled

From USGS: This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. About these ads

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Contrails – itty bitty icy forcing

From the American Geophysical Union weekly highlights: Estimating climate effects of contrails Condensation trails, or so-called contrails, formed by freezing of ice crystals in the exhaust from aircraft jet engines could affect climate. Like natural cirrus clouds, contrails change atmospheric … Continue reading

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This is why we don’t leave black holes lying around

Just because it is Thursday, funny, and well done…

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Tropical Storm Beatriz – the six hour “shorty”

50 years ago, we’d never have counted this as a tropical storm. As outlined recently in New peer reviewed study: Surge in North Atlantic hurricanes due to better detectors, not climate change, its the technology that enables counting storms that would … Continue reading

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Oh Noes! Climatic monetary disruption seen in US economy

Weather affects business, and “It’s clear that our economy isn’t weatherproof,”. Gosh, who knew? For some monetary perspective on this issue, please note that Obama’s economic stimulus package was $787 billion (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) and it … Continue reading

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Reduce your CO2 footprint by recycling past errors!

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has pointed out the further inanities of that well-known vanity press, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This time it is Michael Mann (of Hockeystick fame) and company claiming an increase in … Continue reading

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