Maybe not so much, now that gas is $1.64 a gallon

I snapped this photo while driving southbound on California’s Interstate 5 recently. We all know that Prius owners tend to be a bit smug, but this vanity plate takes the…

Global Sea Ice Trend Since 1979 – surprising

Much importance has been ascribed to tracking the change in Arctic sea ice, but what about the global trend? That doesn’t seem to get much press. However there is some…

Gore: "Entire north polar ice cap will be gone in 5 years"

This is from his address in Germany, recorded from German TV: Write this date down so you can contact Mr. Gore in 5 years, then place your bets. I’m sure…

Even quieter on the solar front – another "all quiet alert" issued

The Sun today Solar cycle 24 still getting a slow and very delayed start.  This is the third one of these (that I know of) this past year. From SIDC…