A Tale Of Two Convergences

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the course of doing the research for my previous post on thunderstorm evaporation, I came across something I’d read about but never had seen. This was the claim that the models showed not one, but two inter-tropical convergence zones (ITCZ). Please allow me a small digression here, regarding my…

'The IPCC does not make recommendations' (©IPCC)

Guest essay by Drieu Godefridi In a message to “Friends of Science” (October-28-15 5:50 am, quoted here. Jonathan Lynn, “Head, Communications and Media Relations” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) writes: “I’d like to point out that the IPCC does not make recommendations on any topic and you will not find any recommendations in…

Micro-critters Rule!

A layman’s musings about ecology, and the possibility that, while man may rule the fate of whooping cranes, far smaller creatures may rule the fate of sea-ice. Guest essay by Caleb Shaw Sometimes, as my mind’s eye wanders over the Arctic Ocean, I am drawn ashore to contemplate wonders of the Tundra. I try to…