Carbon counting satellite finally makes it into orbit

The previous mission failed to make orbit, crashed into ocean. A Delta II rocket blazed off the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California early Wednesday morning to…

Latest projection shows Hurricane Arthur battering the Outer Banks on the Fourth of July

WeatherBell’s Joe Bastardi writes in with an update. Arthur is predicted to reach hurricane strength and have strong winds. The Fourth of July for the outer banks looks dire. Storm…

Another Antarctic sea ice record set – but excuses abound

There’s an information war on the recent Antarctic sea ice records Guest essay by Frank Lansner Today Cryosphere reports 2,112 million km2 more sea ice around Antarctica than normal. Fig…

Tropical Storm Arthur – There Is Nothing Unusual About the Sea Surface Temperatures Off the East Coast of the U.S.

UPDATE (July 2, 2014): See the correction at the end of the post. # # # This post was prepared in anticipation of the usual nonsense we hear whenever a…