Frozen Niagara Falls 1911

Climate Explainers: Colder Winters – Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate explainers are struggling trying to tell us why it is all our fault that bitter cold is gripping the USA this winter, our fault that winters have grown colder in Europe and the USA over the last 25 years. Why So Cold? Climate Change May Be Part of the…

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UAH: 2017 was third warmest year in satellite record

From the University of Alabama, Huntsville. Global Temperature Report: December 2017 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade December temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.41 C (about 0.74 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Northern Hemisphere: +0.50 C (about 0.90 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Southern Hemisphere: +0.33…

CO2-Consuming Fossil Fuel Combustion

Guest post by David Middleton “The CDCL process is the most advanced and cost-effective approach to carbon capture we have reviewed to date and are committed to supporting its commercial viability through large-scale pilot plant design and feasibility studies. With the continued success of collaborative development program with Ohio State, B&W believes CDCL has potential…

Finding: Arctic clouds highly sensitive to air pollution

From the UNIVERSITY OF UTAH and the “other factors besides CO2” department. In 1870, explorer Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, trekking across the barren and remote ice cap of Greenland, saw something most people wouldn’t expect in such an empty, inhospitable landscape: haze. Nordenskiöld’s record of the haze was among the first evidence that air pollution around the…