Microbes, rain, and climate

From the American Chemical Society Dust — and the microbes hitching rides on it — influences rain, climate SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 — Dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western U.S. Today, a scientist will present new research suggesting that…

Global Warming: The Incompetent Politician’s Excuse?

Detroit blaming global warming instead of poor infrastructure maintenance. Story submitted by Eric Worrall The US City of Detroit is currently in the midst of a crisis – a massive rainstorm has overwhelmed the city’s sewer system, causing extensive flooding. However, Craig Covey, spokesman for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, has blamed global…