Air Conditioning Nairobi, Refrigerating The Planet

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve mentioned before that a thunderstorm functions as a natural refrigeration system. I’d like to explain in a bit more detail what I mean by that. However, let me start by explaining my credentials as regards my knowledge of refrigeration. The simplest explanation of my refrigeration credentials is that I…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-03-09 (March 9, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “…scientists are neither saints nor devils but human beings sharing the common weaknesses of our species.” Freeman Dyson The Scientist as Rebel, p. 15] [H/t Donna Laframboise] ################################################### Number of…

Claim: amplified greenhouse effect in the far north making it greener

From Boston University Amplified greenhouse effect shaping North into South BU-led international team shows significant reduction in temperature and vegetation seasonality over northern latitudes BOSTON—An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries has just published a study in the journal Natural Climate Change showing that, as the cover of snow and…