Four Possibilities for the Next Atlantic Tropical Storm

TRMM Satellite Sees Four Possibilities for the Next Atlantic Tropical Storm On Friday, August 12th, there were no named tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic Ocean. However, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is now monitoring four areas in the Atlantic Ocean that have potential for developing into tropical cyclones and the TRMM satellite captured a…

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The fight deepens over the Carbon Tax in Australia

There is quite a fight brewing in Australia between regular folks and the Gillard government. It will come to a head when a big nationwide convoy of truckers descend on the delicate government types in the Canberra Australian Capital Territory. The great unwashed meet the ruling class in wrecktacular style. Meanwhile, as the truckers beef…

The newest hockey stick

Yes that blue line is retractions in scientific journals. Dr Roger Pielke Jr. notes on his blog that: The Wall Street Journal reports that retractions of scientific papers have surged in recent years, with the top 3 journals issuing retractions being PNAS, Science and Nature.  The graph above shows the increase in the rate of…

Penn State on “the consequences of thawing”

From Penn State Polar climate change may lead to ecological change Ice and frozen ground at the North and South Poles are affected by climate change induced warming, but the consequences of thawing at each pole differ due to the geography and geology, according to a Penn State hydrologist. “The polar regions, particularly the Arctic,…