Disconnected Computer Modeling

By Steven Goddard I found a computer simulation of Arctic ice produced by The University Of Washington, which struck me as being particularly disconnected from reality. This group is forecasting that September extent will be lower than last year. Below is their simulation map. Advertisements

EPA’s action Jackson moving forward

Issued today 4/28/2010 EPA Press Office press@epa.gov 202-564-4355 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2010 Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Legislative Hearing on Clean Energy Policies That Reduce Our Dependence on Oil House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment WASHINGTON – Chairmen Markey and Waxman, Ranking Members Upton and Barton, Chairman…

Cold from Seattle to Sao Paulo

From the “weather is not climate” department. By Steven Goddard I noticed something interesting in the NCEP forecast for the coming week. Temperatures are predicted to be below normal across a 7,000 mile swath of the Americas. That is more than one fourth of the way around the earth. Below is a composite image of generated…

Gore’s new venture – ‘Crowdsourced TV’

Not content with “inventing the Internet”, giving a voice to literary despots worldwide still living in their parent’s basement, Gore now wants to do what YouTube has already done; give a voice to video despots living in their parents basement. I think Gore is late to the party, as a company called “poptent” is already…

New ground truth: soil microbe negative feedback

This could be a game changer. From the University of California, Irvine press release, a finding that suggests soil microbes have a negative feedback with temperature increase. This has broad implications for the amount of CO2 emitted estimated in climate models. It had been assumed that as temperature increased, microbes and fungii would increase their…