New study puts the 1.5°C and 2.0°C temperature limits of the Paris Agreement into a historical climate context

The Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 during the COP21 climate conference stipulates that the increase in the global average temperature is to be kept well below 2°C above “pre-industrial…

Weubbles Gone Wild: presenting alarming new projections for US temperature

From the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN and the “worse than we thought” department, comes this claim that the “business as usual” scenario will make for intolerable summers. They claim…

Dueling science: One study says melting Antarctic ice sheet will flood US east coast, others say ‘uncertain’

From the “you really should get your stories straight” department. OK, here is press release #1 from the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (USF HEALTH) Melting of east Antarctic ice sheet could…

At #AGU17, in an attempt to prove ‘climate change creates more severe weather’, scientists resort to ‘p-hacking’

From the “If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.- Ernest Rutherford” department. From the American Meteorological Society via press release: AMS TO RELEASE REPORT EXPLAINING…

French President Admits President Trump’s Climate Agenda is Winning

Guest essay by Eric Worrall French President Emanuel Macron has admitted that greens are losing because President Trump withdrew from the Paris Agreement. Emmanuel Macron says the world is losing…

Trump Administration to Open Oil & Gas Leasing on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

Guest post by David Middleton Trump to Open the Door for Oil Drilling Off U.S.’s East Coast By Jennifer A Dlouhy December 11, 2017, 4:00 PM CST Proposal for Atlantic…

Hubble’s Messier celestial snow globe

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of a blizzard of stars, which resembles…

What we learned from the eclipse at #AGU17

On Dec. 11, 2017, at AGU 2017, six researchers discussed initial findings based on observations of the Sun and on Earth gathered during the solar eclipse that stretched across North…