Sumatran volcano erupts: first time since 1600

Located at 3.17°N 98.392°E the volcano erupted suddenly and without warning. The Jakarta Post and Xinhua have photos of the eruption: Advertisements


Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was 2010-08-28 (August 28, 2010) Brought to you by The Science and Environmental Policy Project Don’t forget to attend the SEPP-SEEE Climate-Energy Forum at 10:30 am on Sept 25 in the Ernst Community Center at the Annandale Campus of the Northern Virginia Community. No reservations are required. This is no fee but…

New El Niño type: worse than we thought

From the Jet Propulsion Lab: NASA/NOAA Study Finds El Niños are Growing Stronger A relatively new type of El Niño, which has its warmest waters in the central-equatorial Pacific Ocean, rather than in the eastern-equatorial Pacific, is becoming more common and progressively stronger, according to a new study by NASA and NOAA. The research may…