The Ice Was All Between

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I do my best to maintain my sense of awe regarding the things I study. I’ve had the good fortune in my life to be a commercial fisherman on the Bering Sea, and to voyage and fish on the edges of the Arctic ice. To me, sea ice, whether fixed…

Shukla’s Scam and Folly

Bishop Hill notes: Remember Jagadish Shukla, the American professor who called for racketeering laws to be used against sceptics? There was considerable interest when it was revealed that Prof Shukla appeared to be working full time for a charity he ran, as well as taking his university salary. This “double dipping” seems to have been…

Global Temperature Report: Warmest Ever February, driven by El Niño

From UAH: February was warmest month in satellite record Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade February temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.83 C (about 1.50 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for February. Northern Hemisphere: +1.17 C (about 2.11 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for February. Southern Hemisphere: +0.50 C (about…

Another pie in the sky green scheme for using that excess atmospheric CO2

From the “there’s a shedload of carbon on the surface” department comes this “green solution” that will “overcome the environmental sins of our past”. Oy. Converting atmospheric carbon dioxide into batteries A green solution for a global problem VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY An interdisciplinary team of scientists has worked out a way to make electric vehicles that…