NASA: Previously Unknown Asteroid had a Near Miss with Earth today

We dodged a bullet today. It came within one half of the distance to the moon. I got this notice in email from NASA about a surprise asteroid that gave us only one day of warning passing halfway between the Earth and the moon.  It was the largest known asteroid to ever pass that close to Earth…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #312

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Which Trends? Last week’s TWTW may have given a wrong impression to some readers. In discussing the estimate by Christy, et al., of the rate of warming of the bulk atmosphere…

The Mount Meager volcanic complex as seen from the east near Pemberton, BC. Summits left to right are Capricorn Mountain, Mount Meager, and Plinth Peak.

Claim: Global Warming Will Trigger Volcanic Eruptions

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Volcanic eruptions are now the fault of that wicked little molecule. Climate change could trigger volcanic eruptions across the world, warn scientists Melting of ice on volcanoes can increase risk of landslides and destabilise magma ‘plumbing system’ inside, say researchers Josh Gabbatiss Science Correspondent Wednesday 11 April 2018 17:28 BST…

PBS to turn NOVA science into climate propaganda machine

Sigh, the usual suspects get another mouthpiece media outlet to blame severe weather on, complete with scary videos of weather, musical score, and wild claims. video trailer follows. h/t to Russ Steele NOVA: DECODING THE WEATHER MACHINE Two-Hour Special Premieres Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 8PM/7C on PBS (check local listings) BOSTON, MA – Disastrous…