Daily Archives: January 27, 2014

Asian ozone pollutes Hawaii and USA west coast – varies with climatic shifts

Asian ozone pollution in Hawaii is tied to climate variability (Nature Geoscience) By Joanne Curcio, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Air pollution from Asia has been rising for several decades but Hawaii had seemed to escape the ozone pollution … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate News, Ozone | 23 Comments

Picture of how our climate is affected by greenhouse gases is a ‘cloudy’ one

Cloud cover is a major forcing, and uncertain, say researchers from the Hebrew University, US and Australia Jerusalem, Jan. 26, 2014 – The warming effect of human-induced greenhouse gases is a given, but to what extent can we predict its … Continue reading

Posted in Aerosols, clouds, Weather | 103 Comments

Dallas Cowboys Stadium Seating and Atmospheric CO2

With the possibility of the coldest Super Bowl ever coming this week, this story about CO2 concentration seemed appropriate. Ryan Scott Welch writes: Anthony as you know, many people don’t know much about the earth’s atmosphere.  For example, when questioned … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Curious things | Tagged , , , , | 344 Comments

CAGW bias in academia; Lesfrud and Meyer 2013 revisited.

 Guest essay by Andy West Posts at WUWT have often featured scientific papers that are clearly impacted by a cultural bias towards CAGW. Given the impressive reach of WUWT and the likelihood that a number of folks from academia will … Continue reading

Posted in Bad science | 124 Comments

What to do about The Flood Next Time

Guest Post by Kip Hansen Note: The text of this essay is a bit long, even for me. It quotes a NY Times article, and I comment on it. The entire essence is contained in two simple posters at the … Continue reading

Posted in Sea level | Tagged , , | 96 Comments