Arctic in the Holocene, narwhals, and all that

UPDATE: Apparently Joe Romm can’t handle this information. Ecotretas records the action here. Readers may have seen this BBC story: BBC – Earth News – Climate change threatens slow swimming…

Penn State's greenhouse gas solution: cow beano

Now if they could only provide a solution for Mannian emissions, they’d really have something. It does seem better though than the Bovine Fish Oil Methane Cure and certainly less ridiculous…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Global scale nanosphere nuttiness

Let’s see, what would we make those nano-disks out of? He says (see PNAS paper below): Silica-alumina ceramic hollow microspheres with diameters of 1 μm. (aka 1 micron) Do you…

Atlantic hurricane season halfway point

Tropical Storm Hermine rapidly developed and has moved into South Texas soaking rather moist ground from previous Hurricane Alex and TD2.  Scattered areas of interest in the Atlantic include the…

The Unbroken Record of Broken Icons

Guest post by Thomas Fuller and Tony Brown When we separate what scientists have actually said from what messages are carefully prepared and communicated to us through the media, one…

Climate Change = Erratic Rainfall= 'big dam dilemma'

Hmm. Since all weather and hence climate on a longer scale is essentially chaotic, isn’t rainfall generally erratic as a consequence of that chaos?. Isn’t that why we have some…