Deadliest Catch-22

You can’t make this stuff up, really. Crab deaths due to cold according to one authority are now being blamed on….drum roll….climate change aka global warming, by another.   “Thousands…

The "next big thing": a carbon swap bank

Via Eurekalert: Carbon swap bank to beat climate change Could swapping carbon emissions rather than trading them reduce climate change? Australian researchers have suggested that nations should abandon the concept…

Climate Craziness of the week: a basic science question for NYT reporter Justin Gillis

Readers please note the story I ran earlier: NOAA: “the atmosphere’s self-cleaning capacity is rather stable” This story talks about the ability of hydroxyl radicals in the free atmosphere to break…

Longstanding Mystery of Sun's Hot Outer Atmosphere Solved

From the National Science Foundation: Answer lies in jets of plasma One of the most enduring mysteries in solar physics is why the Sun’s outer atmosphere, or corona, is millions…

One more thing that is "better than we thought" – NOAA: "the atmosphere’s self-cleaning capacity is rather stable"

Yesterday we learned that the great Pacific Garbage Patch really isn’t as big as hyped by media, today we learn that the “atmosphere’s ability to rid itself of many pollutants…

Friday Funnies

We have double plus good selection today. One from Josh who apologizes to the Bard. Another via Alan Caruba, who thinks Al Gore has gone missing.