AGU Continues to Take Money from Oil Companies

Guest opinion by James Wanliss When I first attended the Fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting in 1995 it was undoubtedly one of the goals of many of the PhD students and postdocs at the meeting to land a job at a corporation involved in earth science and mineral exploration. How times have changed. Today…

Inconvenient Study: CO2 fertilization greening the earth

International team reports CO2 fertilization prompted plants and trees to sprout extra green leaves equivalent in area to two times the continental USA, or nearly 4.4 billion General Shermans (largest giant Sequoia tree) Thirteen Years of Greening from SeaWiFS – image from NASA Earth Observatory- not part of article below, for illustration only From BOSTON…

Another modeling claim where measurements are really needed: ‘Researchers discover “fate” of melting glacial ice in Greenland’

From the UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, I’m thinking about how climate models have become the new perception of certainty Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything. It’s certainty. – Stephen Colbert Researchers discover fate of melting glacial ice in Greenland Athens, Ga. – Over the past several decades, scientists have observed a significant increase in the…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Palestinian President blames Israeli “Occupation” for Causing Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas thinks Israeli settlements are causing dangerous global warming. At the UN Earth Day ceremony in New York on Friday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed the “Israeli occupation” for global warming. The ceremony was intended to mark the signing of an agreement reached at an international…