Watching Thunderstorms Chase The Hot Spots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Once on a lovely hot August day in eastern Oregon, my gorgeous ex-fiancee and I sat entranced and watched a parade of dust devils. I’ve…

Scientists make first direct observation of electrons creating Northern Lights

I found this very interesting, so I’m passing it along to WUWT readers. The shower of electrons bouncing across Earth’s magnetosphere – commonly known as the Northern Lights – has…

Roger Pielke Jr.: climate science is misusing the future

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. “Misusing the Future” A presentation by Roger Pielke Jr. at a symposium on ALternative Pathways toward Sustainable development and climate stabilization (ALPS).…

OECD: Energy Taxes Too Low to Fight Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The OECD thinks member governments are not doing enough to impose punitive carbon taxes on citizens. Governments should make better use of energy taxation to…

Study: Don't blame hurricanes for most big storm surges in northeast

Pioneering Rutgers study examines atmospheric patterns during nor’easters and other extratropical cyclones Hurricanes spawn most of the largest storm surges in the northeastern U.S., right? Wrong, according to a study…