The Earth's thin atmosphere as viewed from space. A new study from NASA and Duke finds natural cycles alone aren't sufficient to explain warming trends observed over the last century.

Study claims there is no significant natural component to global warming, i.e. ‘it’s all your fault’

From the “language gives away the intent of the study” department comes this clear attempt at a headline. Long-term global warming not driven naturally Study “debunks” argument that warming is driven by natural factors DURHAM, N.C. — By examining how Earth cools itself back down after a period of natural warming, a study by scientists…


New insights into the solar magnetic dynamo

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER NASA: Understanding the magnetic sun The surface of the sun writhes and dances. Far from the still, whitish-yellow disk it appears to be from the ground, the sun sports twisting, towering loops and swirling cyclones that reach into the solar upper atmosphere, the million-degree corona – but these cannot be…


Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #214

The Week That Was: 2016-01-30 (January 30, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP ( The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) IPCC v. Nature: The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the self-proclaimed body of experts on climate change. As previously…