Insurance Industry…No Consensus on Sandy?

The insurance industry does not agree that Sandy was evidence of climate change. Story submitted by Robert Bissett I happened to be listening to NPR this morning through my pillow speaker. I was only half awake. Even so, the first balanced reporting about anything to do with climate change on NPR made an impression. Uncharacteristic,…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “…[EPA concluded] that most of the observed increase in global average temperature since the mid-twentieth century is very likely due to the observed increase in human generated greenhouse gas emissions, and very likely is a defined term, which…

New paper from Markonis and Koutsoyiannis shows orbital forcings signal in proxy and instrumental records

Climatic Variability Over Time Scales Spanning Nine Orders of Magnitude: Connecting Milankovitch Cycles with Hurst–Kolmogorov Dynamics Yannis Markonis • Demetris Koutsoyiannis Received: 9 November 2011 / Accepted: 15 October 2012 DOI 10.1007/s10712-012-9208-9 Abstract We overview studies of the natural variability of past climate, as seen from available proxy information, and its attribution to deterministic or…