March launch madness at Wallops Island to probe upper atmosphere

From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NASA jet stream study will light up the night sky – 5 sounding rockets to launch into upper atmosphere within 5 minutes High in the sky, 60 to 65 miles above Earth’s surface, winds rush through a little understood region of Earth’s atmosphere at speeds of 200 to 300…

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Friday Funny Bonus: Kenji gets mail

WUWT readers may recall that back on October 7th, 2011, there was this story: Friday Funny – The newest member of the Union of Concerned Scientists where my dog Kenji, became an esteemed member of the Union of credit card carrying Concerned Scientists. The photo then showed him with his welcome kit from that prestigious organization:…

Friday Funny: Apparently, I've irritated the fruit fly

David “fruit fly” Suzuki goes ballistic, and advocates retracting all rights from skeptics. I’m mentioned as some sort of baddie central, but at least I don’t dress up with Santa Claus to scare the kids and ask their parents to send me money. Where’s that DDT when you need it? From the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/david-suzuki/climate-change-denial_b_1325198.html…

Kiribati on the move – but not sinking

Guest post by Andi Cockroft I certainly am standing on the shoulders of Giants here, citing our very own Willis Eschenbach’s excellent essay on Pacific Island Nations and their “shrinking” coral reefs. Published in these hallowed pages just over two years ago as “Floating Islands”. As background, I would thoroughly recommend a re-read – however…

City UHI makes spring bloom earlier

From the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, somebody finally gets it. We’ve changed our local climates significantly, and the plants have figured this out long ago. Mid-Atlantic suburbs can expect an early spring thanks to the heat of the big city If you’ve been thinking our world is more green than frozen these…