Ongoing Renewables Investment “Crisis” in Australia

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Aussie Greens are lamenting that banks are still unwilling to lend to green projects, because they are worried about the reliability of political support, and the continuity of the generous government subsidies which make green projects possible. Confidence in renewable energy sector ‘evaporated’ after Abbott cut: Bloomberg Investment in large-scale…

Friday Funny (or not so funny) – ‘satellite deniers’

The recent act of desperation from the collection of Climategate Climateers trying to diss the satellite based global temperature record has spawned a cartoon, and it isn’t from our usual cartooning friend, Josh. And it seems so true, these folks keep holding on to an antiquated and highly corrected and adjusted metric (the surface temperature record)…

Formation of an unusual off-season North Atlantic Hurricane

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER: The low pressure area known as System 90L developed rapidly since Jan. 13 and became Hurricane Alex on Jan. 14. Several satellites and instruments captured data on this out-of-season storm. NASA’s RapidScat instrument observed sustained winds shift and intensify in the system and NASA’s Aqua satellite saw the storm develop…