Open Thread – travel day

I’m traveling today, so updates will be few and far between, so here is the opportunity to have a broad discussion. Our usual caveats apply which you can review here.…

Chaos & Climate – Part 2: Chaos = Stability

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen     “…we should recognise that we are dealing with a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore that the long-term prediction of future climate states…

Prince Charles: Climate Change is to blame for War in Syria

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, has stepped in the climate issue again, by suggesting that climate change in Syria is the root cause…

How not to measure temperature, British facepalm edition

I had to share this “laugh out loud” moment from Bishop Hill and the photo of this weather station. Andrew Montford writes:   Settled science Much amusement is to be…

Claim: France Terror Attacks Improved Chances of a Climate Deal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Environmental activists have suggested the brutal terror attack in Paris has improved the chances of getting a climate deal at the COP 21 meeting. ……

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2015-11-21 (Nov 21, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP www.sepp.org The Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Quote of the Week: “It must be remembered that…

Russian Power Assets Attacked – How long will the Trans-Siberian Pipeline last?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Power pylons supplying regions of the Crimean have been blown up, causing significant economic disruption to disputed territory currently occupied by Russian backed Ukrainian rebels.…