Measuring Old Corals & Coral Reefs (Part 2)

Once upon a time, the scientists drilled into the corals and extracted a core from which they created a slither. Then, under x-ray, they counted the annual bands with the…

Biden Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permits, Because Climate Change

As promised, Biden has launched a full frontal assault on the USA’s oil and gas jobs, while he investigates the impact of US domestic energy independence on climate change.

A Chain Of Effects

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In looking at the climate I’m often reminded of Sufi stories. The Sufis are an ancient mystical sect. They are often associated with Islam, and…

Woolly mammoths may have lived thousands of years after supposed extinction

Scientists have discovered the DNA of some 2,100 kinds of plants and 180 animals — including American horses and woolly mammoths – dating to thousands of years after their supposed…

Late rainy season reliably predicts drought in regions prone to food insecurity

The onset date of the yearly rainy season reliably predicts if seasonal drought will occur in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa that are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity, and could help…

US Rejoins Paris Agreement.

This email received from the White House Press Office this evening. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2020 ACCEPTANCE ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President…

Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom

If you read one book on climate change, let it be this one By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley There are many books on climate change, from both sides of the…

Claim: Acidification impedes shell development of plankton off the US West Coast

Along the coast, upwelling from deeper water layers brings cold, carbon dioxide-rich waters of relatively low pH to the surface. The research, by a team of Dutch and American scientists,…

BREAKING: Biden’s Calendar of Actions Leaked

People send me stuff. Today I got a PDF (purportedly from the Biden White House Team) titled “Biden early calendar of themed-days” I have a local copy saved which you…

Committed warming and the pattern effect

Zhou et al.’s estimate of committed warming (future warming with forcing remaining unchanged) follows fairly directly from their estimate of the pattern effect, if one accepts their bases and assumptions.…