UAH Global Temperature Report: February 2017 warmest in 39 years

February 2017 Global Temperature Report – Contiguous U.S. has warmest February in past 39 Years Notes on data released March 2, 2017: The 2015-16 El Niño Pacific Ocean warming event has faded into history, but the globe still saw its fourth warmest February in the satellite global temperature record, including the warmest February in that time…

Claim: Modern Use of Fertiliser is “Unsustainable”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study attacks the practice of using fertiliser to produce high wheat yields for bread, claiming that current use of fertiliser is “unsustainable”, due to the energy required to manufacture the fertiliser. How to reduce the environmental impact of a loaf of bread? (Update) With an estimated 12 million…

How NOAA and Bad Modeling Invented an “Ocean Acidification” Icon: Part 2 – Bad Models

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Are the Oceans’ Upper Layers Really Acidifying? As detailed in Part 1, NOAA’s Bednarsek, incorrectly attributed the dissolution of sea butterfly shells to anthropogenic CO2 although the evidence…

Warren Buffet: Climate Not Impacting the Insurance Business

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Warren Buffet has repeated his inconvenient message from last year, that climate has not affected his insurance business – though he is concerned about future climate change. Warren Buffett says global warming is not impacting the way Berkshire writes insurance Tom DiChristopher Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | 3:34 PM ET…