Time for the UN to get out of climate change

Negotiators and Secretary General continue to ignore scientists and public opinion OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2014 /CNW/ – “Climate change negotiators in Lima, Peru seemed oblivious to the findings of the UN’s ongoing My World survey about what the people of the world really want the agency to focus on,” said Tom Harris, executive director of the Ottawa,…

Another attempt to link climate and extreme weather, to be presented at the AGU Fall Meeting

From Stanford News Service: MEDIA ADVISORY. Stanford at AGU Fall Meeting. Global warming’s influence on extreme weather Understanding the cause-and-effect relationship between global warming and record-breaking weather requires asking precisely the right questions. Extreme climate and weather events such as record high temperatures, intense downpours and severe storm surges are becoming more common in many…

California Niño/Niña

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This is a quick post about a coupled ocean-atmosphere phenomenon that had previously not been described. The paper flew by under the radar back in April. Initial Note: The “California Niño/Niña” is said to be independent of the El Niño and La Niña events taking place in the equatorial Pacific.…