Making Hay of sea level rise estimates

People send me stuff. You may recall this story from last week that raised a number of eyebrows due to the claims made within it by author William Hay. Dave…

Earth on a bad acid trip?

Don’t laugh, that’s what the Geological Society of America is pushing these days to describe the “ocean acidification problem”…from their press release: Earth on Acid: The Present & Future of…

UAH global temperature for October, unchanged

By Dr. Roy Spencer (See the graph an summary comparison below to RSS. – Anthony) Our Version 5.5 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for October, 2012 is +0.33…

Solar cycle 24 continues weakly, perhaps weakest of the space-age

NOAA SWPC has updated their plot page of solar metrics, and the slump continues. At spaceweather.com Dr. Tony Phillips writes: SO THIS IS SOLAR MAXIMUM? Forecasters have long expected the…

Curiosity: no methane found on Mars – yet

From NASA JPL, no evidence of Methane found in first tests. PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s car-sized rover, Curiosity, has taken significant steps toward understanding how Mars may have lost much…

Sea Ice News Volume 3 #15 – Arctic sea ice doubles in October

In Sea Ice News #14, we noted that the Arctic refreeze was the fastest ever. According to NSIDC, Arctic sea ice extent doubled in October. Arctic rapidly gaining winter ice…