Aussie CSIRO: Massive cuts to Government Climate Jobs

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Sydney Morning Herald reports that 350 research jobs are to be cut at the government CSIRO. Climate science to be gutted as CSIRO swings jobs axe Fears that some of Australia’s most important climate research institutions will be gutted under a Turnbull government have been realised with deep job…

Initialization practices disqualify UN IPCC global circulation models from use for most climate change forecast purposes

Guest essay by Michael G. Wallace Hydroclimatologist, Albuquerque, NM The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change UN IPCC features and endorses decadal global climate forecasting products. Those in turn feed into numerous downscaled regional climate forecasts. In published representations of forecast skills to date, all within this collective appear to include the poorly disclosed…

Reduce Global CO2, or all the Cuddly Koala Bears will Die

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A professor has received a $5 million grant, to investigate whether rising CO2 and predicted endless drought will make the Koala’s Eucalyptus leaf diet too toxic for them to eat. … The koala could soon be even more endangered than at present, if it turns out that climate change alters…