Study: Current climate models misrepresent El Niño

From the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Clues to the fundamental physics of El Niño from millennia-old corals and clams An analysis of fossil corals and mollusk shells from the Pacific…

#AGU15 Paris Climate Accord, An Important Step Forward, But are We Solving the Right Problem?

Peter Landon Ward, PhD ,  The Paris Climate Accord is an important step forward, but Peter Langdon Ward PhD (a presenter at the AGU’s Fall 2015 Meeting) asks, “Are we…

#AGU15 NASA suggests El Niño will lead to "stronger, wetter" atmospheric rivers to ease California's drought

The above images are of Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies (SSTA) of the 1997 (left) and 2015 (right) El Niño. The SSTA are derived from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer…

#AGU15 New NASA satellite maps show humans have less of a fingerprint on global air quality compared to 10 years ago

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER Using new, high-resolution global satellite maps of air quality indicators, NASA scientists tracked air pollution trends over the last decade in various regions and 195…

#AGU15 Religion and Climate Change addressed

I attended this session yesterday, and I cam away with the impression that these researchers are holding their noses while they are forging ahead on the issue. From the press…

The most eye-opening thing I've seen while at #AGU15 so far – #muslimcarolers

This isn’t the typical fare for WUWT, but in the spirit of Christmas, I thought this photo was worth sharing. Why, well it made me reflect a bit on the…

Vox's David Roberts: "Consilience" or just plain silliness?

(Featured image borrowed from Amazon.com) Guest post by David Middleton True climate science denier, David Roberts (formerly with Grist) has authored another utterly vapid article for Vox … The 2 key…

Shocker: Vegetarian diets worse for climate than eating bacon

From Carnegie Mellon and the “BLT’s must be carbon neutral then” department comes this story sure to strike fear into the hearts of vegetarian climate activists everywhere. Vegetarian and ‘healthy’ diets…

COP21: Shortest Climate Agreement Honeymoon Ever?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The initial explosion of green Euphoria at the announcement of the COP21 climate agreement, is rapidly giving way to dismay, as various environmentalists and other…

New research shows Earth's tilt influences climate change

From the LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY and the department of tilt-a-whirl, comes this Milankovitch moment. LSU paleoclimatologist Kristine DeLong contributed to an international research breakthrough that sheds new light on how the…