Daily Archives: April 18, 2012

NSIDC’s oops moment – uncoordinated changes make for an interesting 24 hours

Many of you are probably aware of some strange goings on over at The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) with their Arctic Sea ice graph, specifically, this one here: You see, up until Tuesday morning, it looked like … Continue reading

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Carbon capture and storage – “We still don’t know when CCS technologies will be technically proven at full scale”

From the UK Energy Research Centre Carbon capture and storage — new research from UKERC shows tough road ahead to realize potential Research highlights key challenges for the government’s new CCS strategy Government plans to develop carbon capture and storage … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Wayne Hale's Blog:
Now that Discovery is safely delivered to the Smithsonian, I think I can tell the story of how we nearly lost her in July of 2005, and how well-intentioned, highly motivated,  hard-working, smart…

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More fatal flaws in the Shakun et al. Nature paper claiming that CO2 preceded late glacial warming [Part 2]

By Dr. Don Easterbrook In Part 1 , I posed 11 questions related to underlying assumptions and misconceptions that form the basis for the paper “Global warming preceded by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations during the last deglaciation by Shakun et … Continue reading

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Ice capades – Some Himalayan Glaciers Growing, study suggests a negative sea level rise adjustment

I wonder if Rajenda Pachauri will call this “voodoo science“? A previous study by the UC Santa Barbara found that the Karakoram glaciers are mostly stagnating, possibly due to debris, the author said then that: “There is no ‘stereotypical’ Himalayan glacier,” … Continue reading

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Achoo! Killer AGW pollen attacks

On the plus side, they mention in the press release that CO2 boosts plant growth. A look at tomorrow’s climate: Pollen levels are rising across Europe Bild: istockphoto 16.04.2012, Press releases From Reykjavik to Thessaloniki, pollen levels are on the increase. … Continue reading

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