It was the blueberries wot dun it…

It’s not hard to find something silly to catch eco snuff film producers 10:10 doing these days. It’s so easy to do, it’s almost a guilty pleasure. Speaking of which, readers may recall when I called out Franny the founder on some hypocrisy over emissions cuts, denouncing air travel, and  “blueberries not in season” coexisting…

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Atlantic Hurricanes & the Sun

Guest Post by Paul L. Vaughan, M.Sc. Does the sun tweak the odds of busy Atlantic hurricane seasons on decadal timescales? ACE = accumulated cyclone energy (based on duration, intensity, & number of storms) SCL’ = rate of change of solar cycle length, calculated by applying a complex Morlet wavelet [at 4 different wavenumbers] to…

With a rapid onset – the strongest La Niña since 1955-56

Here’s the view of La Niña today: The Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI) by Klaus Wolter, NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the most important coupled ocean-atmosphere phenomenon to cause global climate variability on interannual time scales. Here we attempt to monitor ENSO by basing the Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI) on the…

An Open Letter to Dr. Michael Mann

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Dr. Mann: I just read your piece in the Washington Post. First, let me say that I disagree entirely with Cuccinelli’s legalistic approach. It doesn’t seem like the right way to achieve the desired result, that of shining the merciless light of publicity on your actions. Figure 1. The…

Sea Ice News #26

The news last week was the quick turnaround, this year it is the speed of ice growth. JAXA extent shows sharp growth, exceeding the 2009 rate, and almost as fast as 2005: JAXA AMSR-E Sea Ice Extent -15% or greater – click to enlarge In the last week, over a half million (505,938) square kilometers…