I Finally Beat My Blog Into Submission

Guest Post by  Willis Eschenbach Well, I finally bit the bullet and successfully got my own blog up and running. It’s called “Skating on the underside of the ice“. The “About This Blog” page says: My name is Willis Eschenbach. I am a generalist. My CV is here. This is a blog of my thoughts…

#AGU16 claim: the speed of ice tells the woes of climate change

This press conference from Ted Scambos of the National Snow and Ice Data Center,and Twila Moon, University of Bristol, in the UK was amusing. They claim that glaciers and ice sheets are melting faster due to climate change, contributing substantial volumes of water to the world’s oceans. Knowing how fast the planet is losing ice will improve projections…

AGU#16 Redefining the Carbon Footprint of Coal

I found this item in the AGU newsroom today, I don’t quite know what to make of it. by Margaret Donelick BiMBy Power Company, LLC will present a poster at the AGU Meeting on December 15 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center that describes an innovative device designed to provide grid-scale, renewable energy storage capacity and…

First impressions from #AGU16 – A Manntastic Madhouse

As many of you know especially those of you who contributed to help get me here, I offer my sincere thanks. I’m covering the AGU Fall convention in San Francisco. The day dawned gray, it’s not an uncommon sight in the city But it soon turned sunny and bright Registration was light this morning. This…

"Scientific" American: An Open Letter from "Scientists" to President-Elect Trump on Climate Change

Guest post by David Middleton   Mr. Trump, if you read this post, please ignore these “scientists”… To President-elect Trump We, the undersigned, urge you to take immediate and sustained action against human-caused climate change. We write as concerned individuals, united in recognizing that the science is unequivocal and America must respond. Climate change threatens… [blah,…

Al Gore and Donald Trump

Global Warming Issues I Hope Trump Raised with Gore

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein “Trump’s Meeting With Al Gore Gives Environmental Activists Hope” according to the New York Times, reporting on the Global Warming activist and former VP’s visit to Trump Tower last week. Gore is quoted by the Washington Post as saying: I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect.…