Mars has dramatic carbon dioxide atmospheric shifts

Of note: “Unlike Earth, which has a thick, moist atmosphere that produces a strong greenhouse effect, Mars’ atmosphere is too thin and dry to produce as strong a greenhouse effect…

RGGI news: DE wants out, PA doesn't want in, NH & NJ making progress

(Aside to non-USA readers: my apologies for all the two character state abbreviations, especially NH which here does not mean Northern Hemisphere! RGGI is our Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a…

Ozone hole "…caused a great deal of the climate change that's been observed"

Columbia engineering study links ozone hole to climate change all the way to the equator First time that ozone depletion is shown to impact the entire circulation of the southern…

NASA's Hansen thinks sea level rise will be accelerating – I think not, offering a new paper and updated story on Hansen to show why

Dr. James Hansen, NASA scientist, advocate, and protestor with a rap sheet released a new paper (non peer reviewed) on his website recently. A video report follows. The paper is…

Kilwa Kisiwani Gereza

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I love African names. I mean, could there be a more euphonious name than “Dikembe Mutumbo”? That’s just poetry. In any case, this post is…

657 new islands discovered by satellite imagery. Of course, they are immediately declared threatened by sea level rise

From  LiveScience.com Here’s something you don’t see every day — hundreds of new islands have been discovered around the world. The Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously thought,…