End of a dream as the nuclear power industry dies a slow death

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. With enhancements by Anthony Watts Summary: After decades of promises about its potential, the window of opportunity is closing for nuclear power.…

The Profound and Dominant Impact of Atmospheric Water Vapor upon Ozone Destruction

Guest essay by Michael Wallace, Hydrologist The prevailing model of seasonal and long term global ozone depletion is grounded in a principal assertion that emissions of industrial refrigerants and propellants…

Climate scientists take on the ‘it’s not the heat, its the humidity’ meme

From the THE EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY and “the edge of wetness” department. Humidity may prove breaking point for some areas as temperatures rise, says study From US south to…

Science’s 2017 Breakthrough of the Year: The observation of two neutron stars merging

From the AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE Science has chosen as its 2017 Breakthrough of the Year the first observations of a neutron-star merger, a violent celestial event that transfixed…