Double eyewall structure revealed in hurricane #Matthew

From hurricane expert Dr. Philip Klotzbach (successor to Dr. Bill Gray) comes this interesting image from the 85 Ghz satellite microwave sounder, courtesy of the Naval Research Lab in Monterery. He notes: Recent microwave imagery pass shows the current double eyewall structure of Hurricane #Matthew I downloaded the full resolution image: Source: https://goo.gl/xlPtcm More on eyewall…

#Matthew Forecast: 9 million people may lose power

A forecast model from the University of Michigan shows the potential for large percentages of Florida’s east coast to lose power – with the highest values near the coast. Hurricane Matthew Power Outage Forecasts Colors on the map below show the fraction of the population predicted to lose power at the census tract level. The total…

Renewable Incoherence: The Calls for a Green Grand Challenge

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If current generation renewables are a viable replacement for fossil fuels, why are so many greens calling for lavishly funded “Grand Challenge” projects and “Apollo Projects” to make them work? Renewables need a grand-challenge strategy Launch a global clean-energy initiative to set priorities that galvanize researchers to deliver breakthroughs, write…

Detail from the Arch of Titus showing his triumph held in 71 for his successful Sack of Jerusalem

Michael Mann: Donald Trump is a "threat to the planet"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Michael Mann seems to think only a strong green President with the will to override Congress with “bold” executive orders can save the world from catastrophe. Yes—Donald Trump Is a Threat to the Planet In just a matter of weeks, we will be confronted with a critical decision. It is…