Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #210

The Week That Was: 2015-12-19 (December 19, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) COP-21: The Conference of Parties (COP-21) of the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is over. With great fanfare, an agreement…

Study from Marvel and Schmidt: Examination of Earth’s recent history key to predicting global temperatures

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER Estimates of future global temperatures based on recent observations must account for the differing characteristics of each important driver of recent climate change, according to a new NASA study published Dec. 14 in the journal Nature Climate Change. To quantify climate change, researchers need to know the Transient Climate Response (TCR)…