The physics of clouds

From the University of California – Santa Barbara A UCSB physicist’s experimental results disprove long-held ideas about turbulence In 1941, Russian physicist Andrey Kolmogorov developed a theory of turbulence that has served as the basic foundation for our understanding of this important naturally occurring phenomenon. Turbulence occurs when fluid flow is characterized by chaotic physical…

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New paper from Hong Yan, Willie Soon, & Bob Carter: Fingerprints of the Sun on Asia-Australia Summer Monsoon Rainfalls during the Little Ice Age

Via press release: A new paper has been published in Nature Geoscience entitled ‘Dynamics of the intertropical convergence zone over the western Pacific during the Little Ice Age ’ by Hong Yan of the Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences and an international team of co-authors from the Alfred Wegener Institute (Wei Wei),…

Giant ice chunks washing ashore on Cape Cod

Just what you’d expect from 3 decades of dangerous global warming CBS Boston has published a story with photographs of giant Icebergs washing ashore at Cape Cod, many of them metres thick. According to CBS Boston; WBZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Eric Fisher says this could be a “once-in-a-generation” event due to the extraordinary amount of ice…