‘Supermoon’ this weekend will be biggest full moon of the year

The biggest and brightest full Moon of 2017 is coming this weekend, on Sunday night, Dec. 3rd. It’s a perigee “supermoon,” almost 8% wider and 16% brighter than an average full Moon. Full moons vary in size because the Moon’s orbit is not a circle, it’s an ellipse: One side of the Moon’s orbit, called “perigee,”…

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Some Thoughts on Climate: Difficult Not to be Skeptical

Guest essay by Michael Greer I was surprised, pleasantly surprised, UCLA allowed the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department to have Professor William Happer speak skeptically about Climate Change at a Physical Chemistry Seminar, until I learned two Conservative Chemistry professors had to do it under the radar. Nevertheless, in a room that could hold under 100…

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast?

UN climate forecasts are consistently high … consistently wrong … and used to drive policy Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Dr. Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, summarized the problem the world faces with climate change policy: “Would you bet your paycheck on the weather forecast for tomorrow?…

Vineyard Killing Winters Blamed on Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – A vineyard farmer in New York blames extreme winters caused by global warming for killing his vines. Great Lakes Vineyard Confronts Climate Change By ANGELICA A. MORRISON • NOV 28, 2017 Just a few miles from Lake Erie, farmer Mike Jordan takes me on a walk through…