Green Energy 'steals' from the Biosphere

An Opinion Piece by Viv Forbes, BScAppGeol, FAusIMM Scientist, mineral economist and grass farmer. Earth has only three significant sources of energy. First is geothermal energy from Earth’s molten core…

More methane seeps discovered in the deep ocean

Over a course of 12 days Dr. Giuliana Panieri and her colleagues from Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate (CAGE) collected images from seven areas of known methane…

UK MET Office: Fastest decline in solar activity since the last ice age

  h/t Benny Peiser – the UK MET office has published a study which suggests solar activity is currently plummeting, the fastest rate of decline in 9300 years. The study…

Weak El Niños and La Niñas Come and Go from NOAA’s Oceanic NINO Index (ONI) with Each SST Dataset Revision

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Back in April of this year NOAA added the 2014/15 El Niño to their Oceanic NINO Index (a.k.a. ONI). See the former version of ONI…

Aussie government slashes renewable target

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian Abbott government has dramatically slashed the Australian renewable energy target, from 41,000 GWh / year, to 33,000 GWh / year. The leaked appointment…

Can heat be controlled as waves?

From the GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: A growing interest in thermoelectric materials — which convert waste heat to electricity — and pressure to improve heat transfer from increasingly powerful microelectronic…