Oh noes! 'Climate change may impact future tourism at some US national parks'

I plotted the visitor data from the hottest national park, doesn’t seem to slow anyone as it got hotter this last century. In fact, there seems to be a “pause” in the last decade…after peaking in 1998… Source data: https://irma.nps.gov/Stats/SSRSReports/Park%20Specific%20Reports/Annual%20Park%20Recreation%20Visitation%20%281904%20-%20Last%20Calendar%20Year%29?Park=DEVA The temperature: From the department of hot sweaty tourists and the Death Valley National Monument…

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Claim: NOAA says the Arctic Ocean is becoming "corrosive"

From NOAA’s department of acidic wordsmithing: New study shows Arctic Ocean rapidly becoming more corrosive to marine species Chukchi and Beaufort Seas could become less hospitable to shelled animals by 2030 New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas could reach…

Lamenting the Double ITCZ Bias in CMIP5 Climate Models

From CO2 Science, something that Willis Eschebach holds dear as a regulating mechanism: The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone In what must be a difficult acknowledgement to make, Oueslati and Bellon (2015) write that “the double intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) bias still affects all the models that participate in CMIP5,” – i.e. the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project,…