Wildest lightning strike I've ever seen

Why being in a car during a lightning storm is the safest place to be As watcher of weather, both as as a one-time storm chaser as well as a person who gets sent email about weather of all kinds, I’ll have to say I’ve never seen anything like this video.  The National Weather Service…

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Modeling the Riddle of the Sun's Explosive CME's

DURHAM, N.H. — Four decades of active research and debate by the solar physics community have failed to bring consensus on what drives the sun’s powerful coronal mass ejections (CMEs) that can have profound “space weather” effects on Earth-based power grids and satellites in near-Earth geospace. In a paper just published in Nature Physics, an…

Got a warming wound? Rub a salt marsh in it.

From the University of Virginia, comes yet another incomplete press release that doesn’t give the name of the paper or the DOI: Salt marsh carbon may play role in slowing climate warming, study shows A warming climate and rising seas will enable salt marshes to more rapidly capture and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere,…

Hamster wheels and sea ice explained

From the University of Calgary Utoday: Melting Arctic ice cap at record low – By Heath McCoy Think of a poor hamster on a spinning wheel, caught up by momentum and unable to stop until it’s overwhelmed, sent tumbling, crashing out of control inside. That’s the analogy John Yackel, head of the department of geography, makes…

Skeptical Science gets Romm-Bombed

Reposted from Popular Technology with permission Skeptical Science: Too Inaccurate for Joe Romm In March of 2012, the climate alarmist website Skeptical Science had their forums “hacked” and the contents posted online. In these it was revealed that Skeptical Science was found to be even too inaccurate for fellow alarmist Joe Romm of Climate Progress,…

Dear Al, watch the skies

From Al Gore’s Climate Reality project today: ============================================================= Dear Friend, In case you missed our big announcement Sunday, I wanted to share some exciting news: Our second annual 24 Hours of Reality event, 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report, will take place on November 14. We will gather together for a global webcast,…