Volcanoes and Water

Guest Post by Steven Goddard The Guardian image below taken this week near Iceland has the caption “Smoke and ash billows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland Photograph: Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters” The Guardian caption is for the most part incorrect.  Note that the volcanic cloud is largely indistinguishable from the other clouds, except for it’s shape.…

New weekly feature: WUWT Sea Ice News

There’s a lot of interest in the blogosphere in sea ice, and the leading authority, NSIDC, only updates one a month. Yet when we reach things like peak ice, or minimum ice, we often find those occur at times when there’s no input from that organization, or others for that matter. So every week, we’ll…

Come Rain or Come Shine

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [Updated, see end of article] One of the claimed dangers of a few degrees warming of the Earth is increasing drought. Drought is a very difficult thing to fight, because it is hard to manufacture water. So this is a frightening possibility. I have long claimed that “a warmer world…