Claim: Global Warming Creating Thicker Ice in the Baltic

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Global warming is apparently making it so difficult to break through thickening Baltic Ice, the Baltic Icebreaker fleet may have to be upgraded. More Powerful Icebreakers Needed in Baltic Sea Despite Global Warming Oddly enough, global warming and milder winters have led to more severe ice conditions in the Baltic…

Trump Should Keep Promise, Withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Treaty

Guest essay by Christopher C. Horner President Trump should keep his campaign promise and rescind or otherwise withdraw the United States from President Obama’s purported commitment to the Paris climate pact, made in September 2016 on his way out the door. There are several ways of doing so, but the plainly superior option is to…

New capabilities on NOAA satellite help predict lightning strikes

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER Flashy first images arrive from NOAA’s GOES-16 lightning mapper Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer information about lightning that will help them alert the public to dangerous weather.…

Claim: the Earth has no thermostat

From PURDUE UNIVERSITY comes this stretch of a paper that looks to be nothing more than a headline grabber. Interestingly, the study covers  56 million years ago, and somehow they seem to think the atmosphere will behave the same today. Current observations say otherwise. Evidence disproving tropical ‘thermostat’ theory WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — New research…