NASA Climate Scientist Piers Sellers, Public Domain Image, Source Wikimedia

Piers Sellers: Climate and Cancer

Guest Essay by Eric Worrall Piers Sellers is a NASA climate scientist with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. His dying wish is that we should listen to his concerns about CO2 – but with the greatest respect, he is not saying anything new. Cancer and Climate Change I’M a climate scientist who has just been told…

Open cut hard rock mining (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia) author Stephen Codrington source Wikimedia

President Obama: 3 Year Moratorium on New Coal Mines

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama has just announced a 3 year moratorium on leasing federal land for new coal mines, pending a review of the impact of coal on the global climate. According to Scientific American; Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing Citing Climate Change The U.S. temporarily halts coal leasing on federal lands…

Aproxymations

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Bishop Hill, the Bish has an interesting thread about a new proxy reconstruction by Rob Wilson et al. entitled “Last millennium northern hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part I: The long term context” , hereinafter Wilson 2016. The paper and the associated data are available here. They…