Watch LIVE: Gavin Schmidt and Richard Alley explain why paleoclimatology is "robust"

From Smithsonian Magazine EVENT: “Paleoclimate: Digging into the Past to Chart our Future” streaming live tonight on our Facebook page. The discussion begins at 6:45 PM EST. (not live now, but will be at 6:45PM EST) In this special program, NASA Goddard director and earth scientist Gavin Schmidt and Penn State climate scientist Richard Alley discuss what…

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You've heard of #ExxonKnew, well how about #CaliforniaKnew ?

The court transcript we recently published on WUWT from the recent #ExxonKnew trial has yielded an interesting thought twist. Guest Essay by Warren Blair Charles Keeling (Mr CO2) worked at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) for 43-years (1958 to 2005). SIO is a division of the University of California San Diego (UCSD). A couple of…

UPDATE2: Another "Pay it forward" moment for WUWT

UPDATE: 930AM PST Sat, March 31 Readers may have noticed that this post was offline for awhile and that the GoFundMe site was taken down. Some readers are rightfully wondering what happened, and worried that there was some scam going on. The GoFundMe company reported that somebody tried to spoof the credentials of the campaign…

A benefit of "ocean acidification" – more herring

From the NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY comes this study where they actually did the experiment right – and dissed other studies where “lab tanks” were used to study the ocean. Herring larvae could benefit from an acidifying ocean A long-term field study in a Swedish fjord shows how rising CO2 levels can affect…

Claim: Draining Swamps Contributes to the Laughing Gas Crisis

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Researchers have claimed that the laughing gas released when swamps are drained is no laughing matter. Draining peatlands gives global rise to greenhouse laughing-gas emissions UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM PUBLIC RELEASE: 28-MAR-2018 Drained fertile peatlands around the globe are hotspots for the atmospheric emission of laughing-gas – a powerful greenhouse gas…

DOE: If it weren't for coal-fired electricity plants, the Northeast would have blacked-out during recent bomb-cyclone

From the “when the going gets tough, renewables can’t cut it” department. Wind power generation actually dropped 5% during this period From the Daily Caller: Coal-fired power plants kept the lights on for millions of Americans during January’s bomb cyclone, according to an Energy Department report warning future plant retirements could imperil grid security. Energy…