The Weather Channel @TWC uses large rodent to warn of Tornadoes – no joke

Sometimes you just have to laugh, this is one of those times. This is both hilarious and sad at the same time. Perhaps they are trying for some sort of “Punxatwaney Phil” weather alert? Really, it’s not a joke, and not a Photoshop job. See the original Tweet here. Dr. Ryan Maue comments: I think…

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Something else to worry about: road salt and climate change

Scientists examine link between surface-water salinity, climate change Syracuse University Ph.D. candidate Kristina Gutchess authors paper on impact of road salts on Tioughnioga River watershed The interplay between surface-water salinity and climate change in Central New York is the subject of a recent paper by researchers in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences.  …

Study: Medieval Climate Change Existed in Africa

From the Institute for Hydrography, Geoecology and Climate Sciences comes this paper that is just one more piece of evidence that the Medieval Warm Period was global, and not regional. Mapping Medieval Climate Change in Africa: Continental warming, coastal cooling and shifting rainbelts 1000 years ago Global climate is currently undergoing major change. Experts agree…

Sea Level to Rise by 1.2 Metres by 2300 – So What?

Guest essay by Andi Cockroft Firstly let me say that I am not one of the most technical writers you will see here. I regard myself pretty much as a layman despite studying Geology, Mathematics and Computer Science at University. So you won’t find all the references to papers (well not many), nor exact scientific…