'Hoodwinking the Nation' on climate issues

Guest essay by Charles Battig, M.D. VA-Scientists and Engineers for Energy and Environment American popular culture has scattered nuggets of perceived wisdom. In order to understand and perhaps explain our…

Record cold in Antarctica threatens lives of British Antarctic Survey members during power outage – with little chance of rescue

From CFACT Thirteen members of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) were trapped and in danger of freezing to death when their base, Halley VI, lost power.  Power went down on…

El Niño is just not paying attention to climate models – looks like a bust

In the past week both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) scaled back forecasts for a big El Niño warming event in 2014.…

A benefit to 'climate change' – less dead zones in the ocean

From the University of Washington Ocean’s most oxygen-deprived zones to shrink under climate change As the complex story of climate change unfolds, many of the endings are grim. But there…

Sea ice news Volume 5, # 5 NSIDC: 'the expansion in Antarctic sea ice is confirmed'

From NSIDC: Sled dog days of summer NSIDC reports near record Antarctic sea ice extent in July Arctic sea ice extent declined at a fairly rapid rate through the first…

Latest on the hurricane double threat to Hawaii

The current forecast storm track from CPHC shows Iselle being a Cat 1 storm when in makes landfall on the big Island. The city of Hilo will bear the brunt…

Told ya so – Washington Post links Ebola to Climate Change

Is there *any* disaster which climate change can’t make worse? About three days ago I tweeted this: Waiting for the inevitable opportunistic BS story that #EbolaOutbreak is a result of…

Any more extreme weather, and we're back to the LIA

Story submitted by Eric Worrall “…snowfall was much heavier than recorded before or since, and the snow lay on the ground for many months longer than it does today. Many…