Aerosols strengthen storm clouds, according to new study

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN An abundance of aerosol particles in the atmosphere can increase the lifespans of large storm clouds by delaying rainfall, making the clouds grow…

Claim: Global Warming killed a Species of Rat

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Claims are flying that Global Warming has claimed its first mammal, a kind of rat which used to live on just one small island in…

NASA confirms discovery of 'Tatooine' planet

Largest crowdsourced astronomy network helps confirm discovery of ‘Tatooine’ planet. Led by Lehigh University professor Joshua Pepper, team includes nearly 40 members in 10 countries across 4 continents; Measurements by…

Arctic sea ice sets new record low for May

From NSIDC: Daily Arctic sea ice extents for May 2016 tracked two to four weeks ahead of levels seen in 2012, which had the lowest September extent in the satellite…

May 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides an update of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS through May 2016 and HADCRUT4 and…

Brexit: Does the UK Green Leader Fear the Return of British Democracy?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall British Green Party Leader Caroline Lucas has urged members to vote on 23rd June to remain part of the European Union. Her concern appears to…