What happens if a hurricane hits the Gulf Oil Slick?

There’s been a lot of worry and speculation over what will happen if a hurricane and the gulf oil spill collide. In response, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has prepared a document answering some of the questions. There’s of course, a lot of uncertainty too. What will happen to a hurricane that runs through this…

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Ken Cuccinelli versus 810 academics

Guest Commentary by Paul Driessen “Scientific debates should be played out in the academic arena,” insists University of Virginia environmental sciences professor David Carr. “If Michael Mann’s conclusions are unsupported by his data, his scientific critics will eventually demonstrate this.” Carr and 809 other Virginia scientists and academics signed a petition launched by the activist…

The fix is in

Engineering a cooler Earth Researchers brainstorm radical ways to counter climate change By Erika Engelhaupt None of the scientists in the room so much as blinked when David Keith suggested saving the world with spy planes spraying sulfuric acid. Keith, a physicist at the University of Calgary in Canada, was facing an audience not likely…

You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting! Melting!

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Yesterday, I discussed the Shepherd et al. paper, “Recent loss of floating ice and the consequent sea level contribution” (which I will call S2010). I also posted up a spreadsheet of their Table 1, showing the arithmetic errors in their Table. Today, I’d like to discuss the problems with their…