Signs of Internal Climatic Discord in Copenhagen – hic!

On one hand while they say “Failure is not an option in Copenhagen” it appears that some things aren’t going so well internally. Perhaps a bit too much wining and dining? As WUWT commenter “par5” points out: “Becker has left office with immediate effect after not presenting sufficient documentation for expensive restaurant bills, according to…

Fixing the nitrogen cycle in climate modeling

From a press release of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Key new ingredient in climate model refines global predictions OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2009 — For the first time, climate scientists from across the country have successfully incorporated the nitrogen cycle into global simulations for climate change, questioning previous assumptions regarding carbon feedback and potentially…

Linking health, wealth, and well being with the use of energy

Has Industrialization Diminished the Well-Being of Developing Nations and are Industrialized Countries Responsible? Guest post by: Indur M. Goklany [picapp src=”1/4/a/c/GDP_Shrinks_03_1af3.jpg?adImageId=5325077&imageId=2350226″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] A basic contention of developing countries (DCs) and various UN bureaucracies and multilateral groups during the course of International negotiations on climate change is that industrialized countries (ICs) have a historical…