Roger Pielke Jr. describes the politics of unlikely climate scenarios

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: The public policy choices we make about climate policy depend on the future that we expect. Here Roger Pielke Jr. describes…

New study tries to link climate models and climate data together in a ‘Semi Empirical Climate Model’

Guest essay by Antero Ollila The error of the IPCC climate model is about 50% in the present time. There are two things that explain this error: 1) There is…

‘Oddball’ cigar-shaped interstellar asteroid visits our solar system

First known interstellar visitor is an ‘oddball’, with a very odd and highly unusual aspect ratio. From the ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY (AURA) In October astronomers were surprised by…

Arctic sea ice expanding faster than normal

Ice grew at 5,100 square kilometers (2,000 square miles) per day faster than the average rate of ice growth for the month during October From the National Snow and Ice…

Claim: 19th century U.S. immigrants were actually ‘climate refugees’

From the EUROPEAN GEOSCIENCES UNION and the “climate refugees” department comes this piece of work. Climate changes triggered immigration to America in the 19th century In the 19th century, over…

Study: The rise of climate activism is web-enabled

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO (a reader poll follows) UTSA researcher studies evolution of climate change activism Researcher explores climate change advocacy in the digital space Climate change…

Kiribati Climate Plan: More Resorts, More Tourists

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The President of Kiribati doesn’t want his people to be seen as climate charity cases – instead he wants investment, new tourist resorts to give…