Global cooling as significant as global warming

From Newcastle University Global cooling as significant as global warming A “cold snap” 116 million years ago triggered a similar marine ecosystem crisis to those witnessed in the past as a result of global warming, according to research published today in Nature Geoscience. The international study involving experts from the universities of Newcastle, UK, Cologne,…

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The Maldives Emily Littella sea level moment – never mind…

(For those of you who aren’t familiar with Emily Littella) From Tom Nelson: Current Maldives president: Remember when the previous Maldives president claimed that CO2 was going to cause our country to disappear? Never mind HaveeruOnline – Global warming won’t submerge Maldives: President President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik today said though Maldives faces the dangers…

The cure for anything is salt water—sweat, tears, or the sea.

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s an interesting study in Science magazine, entitled “Ocean Salinities Reveal Strong Global Water Cycle Intensification During 1950 to 2000″ by Durack et al. (paywalled here, hereinafter D2012). The abstract of D2012 says: Fundamental thermodynamics and climate models suggest that dry regions will become drier and wet regions will become…

Dynamics of the Madden-Julian Oscillation

From the National Science Foundation Scientists probe Indian Ocean for clues to worldwide weather patterns Study shows how tropical weather brews in the Indian Ocean and moves eastward along the equator IMAGE: This is the S-PolKa radar on Addu Atoll in the Indian Ocean, before the start of DYNAMO. Click here for more information. An…