Ancient cold period could provide clues about future climate change

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found that a well-known period of abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago occurred rapidly…

Wednesday wit – a fruity cartoon from Josh

Josh writes: David Appell, a freelance writer in Salem, Oregon, has been hard at work commenting on BishopHill. Although highly diverting I am not sure anyone learned a great deal except that…

Quote of the week: Obama's Climate Claim in Alaska

As commenter “Bad Andrew” says: You have got to do a post on this. Meanwhile, other countries laugh: Obama Rebuffed As Superpowers Refuse To Sign Arctic Climate Agreement On Sunday…

AGI: 77% of colleges think climate studies is a science course

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The American Geosciences Institute has published a study which claims that Earth and Space Science courses, which include a substantial element of climate studies, is…

Traveling Through Other Dimensions

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Did you know that one watt per square metre is equal to one kilogram per cubic second? I sure didn’t know that, and at first…

Another claimed tipping point: ocean cyanobacteria will go into 'overdrive' and can't stop

These folks at WHOI and USC ran their bacteria life cycles for the cyanobacteria known as Trichodesmium ahead  to predicted ocean conditions (based on climate models) to 2100, and predict…

UWA and @PsychScience look the other way on Lewandowsky's use of minors without consent in his "Conspiracist Ideation" and "Moon Landing" paper

Psychologist Dr. Jose Duarte writes: The Lewandowsky, Gignac, and Oberauer paper in PLOS ONE has been substantially corrected. I had alerted the journal last fall that there were serious errors…

Another BBQ Summer Fiasco: Met Office Gets It Wrong (Again)

Warm Bias: The Met Office’s Disastrous Track Record From the GWPF The Met Office has defended its forecast for a hot, dry summer despite some areas looking set to have…

The Arctic Iris Effect, Dansgaard-Oeschger Events, and Climate Model Shortcomings. Lesson from Climate Past – part 1.

  Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Dansgaard Oeschger…