Trenberth at AMS defends himself against deniers

Post by Dr. Ryan N. Maue Dr. Trenberth delivered his highly-anticipated presentation at the American Meteorological Society 91st Annual Meeting in Seattle on Wednesday.  The talk was titled “Promoting climate…

Was this part of the inspiration for Obama's SOTU goal: "by 2035, 80% of America’s electricity will come from clean energy sources"?

During last night’s State of the Union Address, president Obama essentially abandoned AGW proponents, and shifted the focus to energy, including uttering the greens most dreaded term: “clean coal”. He…

Hump Day Hilarity

We have a double feature today. Josh and The One. Josh writes: This is a tribute to Graham Stringer MP who is I hope going to be very famous for…

A new galaxy distance record by the Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble sees farther back in time than ever before Above: This image of the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field is a small part of the deepest infrared image ever taken of the…

"Hotter summers may not be as catastrophic for the Greenland ice sheet"

‘Hidden plumbing’ helps slow Greenland ice flow Hotter summers may not be as catastrophic for the Greenland ice sheet as previously feared and may actually slow down the flow of…

Early reports from the Lisbon conference

Dr. Judith Curry added a couple of comments on her blog while attending the Lisbon Workshop on Reconciliation in the Climate Change Debate. For those wondering why I’m not there…

A new rapid review open source sci-journal from Nature

Maybe we won’t need the other new journal announced yesterday after all. From Slashdot.org: “Nature’s Publishing Group is launching a new journal, Scientific Reports, announced earlier this month. The press…

New paper: What Impact Would Sun Dimming Have on Earth’s Weather?

From the journal Atmospheric Science Letters press release: Could Dimming the Sun Change Teleconnections in Weather Patterns as we Know Them? Solar radiation management projects, also known as sun dimming,…