Sea Ice News #23, plus a bonus NOAA sea ice blunder

NOTE: This post has several images, including two animations. Those on slower connections, please be patient while they load. This week, I suppose the best word to describe the status…

Jupiter closest this week, not again until 2022

Been outside at midnight lately? There’s something you really need to see. Jupiter is approaching Earth for the closest encounter between the two planets in more than a decade–and it…

After "Global Climate Disruption": next name?

My friend Kate in Saskatchewan is running a poll on what the next name might be. Here’s a screencap of the poll choices.

Hans von Storch study: Global Warming to make fewer strong polar storms

Here is a quote you don’t often see: Our results provide a rare example of a climate change effect in which a type of extreme weather is likely to decrease,…

Disruptor vs. Galacticus

Guest post by Thomas Fuller Like a supervillain from Marvel Comics, a new threat to civilization has emerged. It is Climate Disruption, the result of a rebranding exercise announced by…