Magnetism and Weather: Interconnections?

Opinion; Dr. Tim Ball Way back in the last century, I suggested that in this 21st century the dominant issue in science would be magnetism and in resources water. This especially applies to climatology, where, thanks to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), they are either marginalized or ignored. It is not the only…

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Hump Day Hilarity – warming at a snails pace

Josh writes: A post by Richard Betts on how the 2 degree limit is like a speed limit just begged for a cartoon! So I did one: On BH now ——- As Richard Betts notes here “I see the ‘2 degree limit’ as rather like a speed limit on a road”. And which is also quite an apt…

Climate change not to blame for 2013 Colorado floods – lack of infrastructure upgrades played a key role

From the University of Colorado Denver CU Denver study says upgrading infrastructure could reduce flood damage Outdated roads, bridges added to flood losses last year DENVER (Oct. 29, 2014) – The severe flooding that devastated a wide swath of Colorado last year might have been less destructive if the bridges, roads and other infrastructure had…

A Future Climate Science Moment

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Not too far in the future, a third-generation climate scientist will be asked by a college student about his grandfather’s work with climate models.  Flabbergasted, the climate scientist replies… My apologies to Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder, but I couldn’t resist. The models used by the IPCC really are horrible…

The EPA jumps the shark, banning – ARGON ?

This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “noble” cause corruption. Documentation follows. Eric Worrall writes: h/t IceAgeNow – the American EPA has stunned observers, with a list of inert additives for pesticide formulations they intend to ban, which includes the noble gas Argon. Its hard to imagine a more inoffensive substance than Argon.…

Winning Slowly

I wanted to highlight an interesting article by Dr. Daniel Botkin. It seems that it helps to be a Professor Emeritus in order to be able to speak your mind freely. Among other things, Dr. Botkin says: Whatever is happening to Earth’s climate does not seem to be our fault. What he said … =================================== Climate Is Changing,…

Partial solar eclipse shows off massive sunspot

From the National Science Foundation: Press Release 14-141 Spotlighting the sun October 24, 2014 Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday’s partial solar eclipse, but also of the “monster” sized active region or sun spot that has many comparing it to one of a…