#AGU16 NOAA’s releases their annual Arctic Report Card

Today at the AGU convention in San Francisco, NOAA’s NSIDC released their annual Arctic report card, which I copy below without comment. In a story released by AP, NSIDC’s director Mark Serreze said: “Personally, I would have to say that this last year has been the most extreme year for the Arctic that I have…

Meme of the Moment -Fake Climate News

Guest essay by Charles G. Battig Like mesmerized butterflies in a field of flowers, the internet-based media flits from hot-topic to hot-topic. Carefully crafted news items are released as powerful behavioral pheromones onto the information super-highway with the intention of shaping public opinion without the target audience’s awareness of the source of their new-found opinion.…

Snow "sheets" above some solar panels; pushed by the rain, they are sloping down folding themselves like real sheets

British Energy Crisis: OFGEN Official Warns Renewables Will Leave Poor Britons “Sitting in the Dark”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – A senior OFGEN official has warned that Britain faces a looming energy crisis, caused by excessive reliance on intermittent renewables. Britain facing energy crisis that could see families pay extra to keep the lights on while neighbours ‘sit in the dark’ Britain’s increasing reliance on “intermittent” renewable…

#AGU16 – Results from OCO2 carbon tracking satellite in 3D

Following Carbon Dioxide Through the Atmosphere Carbon dioxide plays a significant role in trapping heat in Earth’s atmosphere. The gas is released from human activities like burning fossil fuels, and the concentration of carbon dioxide moves and changes through the seasons. Using observations from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) satellite, scientists developed a model of…