Quotes of the Week: 'Light bulb moment' for CNN chief – Pat Sajak goes nuclear

I think the light bulb may have gone on with this guy. From TalkingPointsMemo: In addition to being mocked for its breathless coverage of Flight 370, CNN has also been under fire for the way it has covered climate change. Zucker on Monday defended the network’s approach to the issue.  Advertisements

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The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 9 – Kevin Trenberth is Looking Forward to Another “Big Jump”

In a recent interview, Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Senior Scientist, from NCAR said the upcoming 2014/15 El Niño might shift global surface temperatures upwards by 0.2 to 0.3 deg C to further the series of upward steps. Curiously, Trenberth is continuing to suggest that the warming we’ve experienced since the mid-1970s resulted from naturally occurring, sunlight-fueled…

Climate Change to Crush Ohio – film at 11

​From the Ohio State University: Climate Change Brings Mostly Bad News for Ohio Early forecasts suggest big algae bloom in Lake Erie, a very dry 2015 By: Pam Frost Gorder COLUMBUS, Ohio— Scientists delivered a mostly negative forecast for how climate change will affect Ohioans during the next year or so, and well beyond.

Hard vs. the Soft Sciences

Guest essay by Steven Burnett This is an essay regarding the fundamental differences between the hard and soft sciences. While I don’t emphasize climatology much in the essay, I believe this may provide some insight into the chasm of evidence and approach between the two. Recently, more climate consenters have been starting to grapple with…