Antarctic Sea Ice Extent sets new record, pierces 20 million square kilometer barrier

Sunshinehours reports that the Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for September 19th, 2014 is 20.11297 million square kilometers, which is 1,535,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 climatological mean. Another 58,000 sq…

Laki caused 1783 – could Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano trigger another 'Year Without a Summer'?

Eric Worrall writes: The British and Icelandic MET offices are expressing concern about the possible effect on the climate, of a potentially enormous volcanic eruption in Iceland. According to The…

The Federalist: Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Science of Smug Condescension

Excerpt: So what harm does it do if Tyson makes up stories to fit his rhetorical needs? As an elite celebrity scientist who gets plum appointments, attracts a cult of…

Statement from the Open Atmospheric Society on the paper 'Peak tornado activity is occurring earlier in the heart of "Tornado Alley"'

From The Open Atmospheric Society http://theoas.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sept 19th, 2014 Statement from the Open Atmospheric Society on the paper ‘Peak tornado activity is occurring earlier in the…

Help launch 'Tar Sands Messiah'- A film by Tim Moen

Tar Sands Messiah- A film by Tim Moen – September 19th In which a Fort McMurray environmentalist goes to Los Angeles to render judgement on the movie industry and shut…