Mann on the Lack of MSM Climate Coverage: “One has to wonder if television networks are compromised…”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Michael Mann, inventor of the iconic Hockey Stick Graph, is concerned that TV networks might have been “compromised” into downplaying the climate crisis. Why has climate change been ignored in the presidential debates? While we rake over Clinton’s emails and Trump’s late-night tweets, climate has been the elephant in the…

Can Hillary Clinton Bring Us Better Weather?

Guest opinion by William L. Anderson Not long ago, had someone run for President of the United States on a platform of creating better weather, both the media and the voters rightly would have rejected that candidate for the right reasons. Unfortunately, common sense now is turned upside down and the candidate who fails to…

Super Typhoon Haima – headed for the Philipines

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER NASA analyzes Typhoon Haima in visible and infrared light NASA satellite data provided a look at Super Typhoon Haima in visible and infrared light to show the extent and strength of the storm. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite provided an…

Newly created for the climate lexicon: ‘flash droughts’

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH comes this twist of the long used “flash flood” term used to describe a weather event. The definition of flash flood is: ” a local flood of short duration generally resulting from heavy rainfall in the immediate vicinity” A more detailed description is at the…

Battery Pack Prices Plunge!!! Down to $200/kWh

Guest post by David Middleton So-called renewable energy sources face many economic and thermodynamic hurdles; all of which are routinely ignored by the government officials who spend our tax dollars.  One of the biggest hurdles is storage.  The only way wind and solar could ever reliably provide base-load  is through the deployment of economically sustainable…