Study: Ammonium as ice core proxy shows strong Medieval Warm Period in the tropics

The MWP has been vigorously argued to be a regional northern hemisphere phenomenon only, but this new study finds it in South America. In this new paper they write: “The…

Open Sea Ice Thread

With Sea Ice News # 20 closed here is a place for ongoing discussing the 2010 season. That’s it. I may add a picture later.

New weather satellite passes shakedown, operational

It’s always a bit of a worry when you have development times of years, and the lifetimes of operational satellites are just about as long as the development and launch…

Personalized energy systems

Could be another pie in the sky idea, but one could always hope. – Anthony A new catalyst could help speed development of inexpensive home-brewed solar energy systems for powering…

When warmistas attack

Note: There’s a response and analysis to this post here. NOTE: Predictably, Joe Romm has turned this post into a personal bashing of me over at his Climate Progress blog.…

Study: Goodbye to Spanish cold nights

We’ve also heard that “snow will be a thing of the past” too. Via Euerkalert and the University of Salamanca, some heated worry, sans UHI, and AMO: Given the impact…

Global Energy Use in the 21st Century

Guest Post by Thomas Fuller This is a great time to talk about energy use worldwide. Not because it’s topical, or politically important, or anything like that.   It’s a…

Klotzbach and Gray: "the next two weeks will be near climatology"

Guest Post by Ric Werme The CSU Klotzbach/Gray Sep 1-14 hurricane forecast (PDF) is out. This period is the peak of the hurricane season and average conditions are pretty active:…