What a difference 20 years makes

Recently, Dr. James Hansen of NASA GISS gave his 20 year anniversary speech before congress, in which he was restating the urgency of the global warming crisis we now face.…

Northwest Passage: still impassable

impassable im·pass·a·ble  [im-pas-uh-buhl] –adjective 1.  not passable; not allowing passage over, through, along, etc.: Heavy snow made the roads impassable. 2.  unable to be surmounted: an impassable obstacle to further…

UAH Global Temperatures, June 2008 still low "unofficially"

While the official number for June 2008 global temperature anomaly from UAH is not out yet, Steve McIntyre at Climate Audit reports it to be -0.114 for the global number.…

Winter in the high Rockies finally gets plowed

From the International Herald Tribune, a reminder of just what a significant winter we’ve had. “So much snow still remains that the Park Service had to move the 75th-anniversary celebration…

Hansen Poll Results and the Backup Poll

As many readers know, I started a poll last week regarding Dr. Jim Hansen’s statement that energy company executives “be put on trial for high crimes against humanity and nature”.…

Sydney's historic weather station: 150 meters makes all the difference

Here is an interesting story about the weather station in Sydney at the Astronomical Observatory (well sort of, it got bumped off). It seems the astronomers and meteorologists at the…