G.P. Bear goes to Washington – part 9

By Bill Steigerwald “Boxer blows her top” U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING “Senator Boxer,” Grandpa began, his powerful voice shaking the room, “I want to thank you for this opportunity to tell the American people the truth about polar bears.” Senator Arlen Specter had already dozed off. “The American public is constantly being told polar bears will…

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Spencer: Earth sans greenhouse effect – what would it be like?

What If There Was No Greenhouse Effect? by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The climate of the Earth is profoundly affected by two competing processes: the greenhouse effect, which acts to warm the lower atmosphere and cool the upper atmosphere, and atmospheric convection (thermals, clouds, precipitation) which does just the opposite: cools the lower atmosphere…