Video: Fifteen Years of Change in the Arctic – plus an interesting twist

The essay below has the typical “Arctic Sea Ice is Disappearing!” flavor, but it has an interesting premise at the end: summer albedo changes in the seas that have Arctic sea ice and volcanic ash issues. I wonder if all that detergent, fertilizers, and other nutrient laden runoff that makes it into the ocean isn’t…

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NOAA/NWS document: wind turbines affect weather radar, create false storm impressions

From the Watertown Daily News, and the “law of unintended consequences” department comes an inconvenient truth from the National Weather Service, that upon further investigation appears to be a nationwide problem for the WSR-88D doppler weather radar network used to predict, track, and analyze severe weather. According to NOAA’s Radar operations center, forecasters are faced…

Solar Activity Flatlines: Weakest solar cycle in 200 years

By Frank Bosse and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt, No Tricks Zone In March our supplier of energy was more inactive than in the previous months. The sunspot number was only 2,5, which is only 8% of what is normal for this month into the average cycle (month 112).Only solar cycles 5 and 6 were weaker. A sunspot…

The science of climate change causing wars is not solid

Guest essay by Albert Parker There have been many recent claims that “climate change” was the reason for conflicts, with also the war in Syria explained by the anthropogenic carbon dioxide emission. However, this is not settled science, as this claim is wrong. There have been, and there are, conflicts for other very well-known reasons.…

Claim: Climate Doom is Inevitable – but Love of Music will Help

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t ivankinsman – according to doomsday futurist Mayer Hillman, wealthy survivors of the inevitable collapse of civilisation might have a chance if they embrace love of music and prevent climate refugees from entering their northern enclaves. ‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention…

Green Crisis: Shell Wooing Millennials with Pop Stars

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Guardian author Graham Readfearn is worried green Millennials will fall for a bunch of big oil PR tricks. Hey millennials, don’t fall for Shell’s pop star PR Graham Readfearn Shell is lining up superstars to sing in videos about solar panels, hydrogen cars, clean cooking stoves and lights powered by…