Magical Plastic

News Brief by Kip Hansen Plastics are as much in the news as climate change, and hold the same honored place as a universal scapegoat — an item so odious…

Climategate continues: Release of University of Arizona Climate Emails Imminent

Press Release Nearly seven years ago, on December 7th, 2011, the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic’s (FME Law) sought public records from the University of Arizona related to the Mann-Bradley-Hughes…

New climate crystal ball: “Mummified penguins”

From  the AGU and “anything’s a climate proxy, as long as it’s dead” department. Mummified penguins tell of past and future deadly weather By Larry O’Hanlon (AGU) New research links…

It is worse than we thought – by region

  Guest essay by Sheldon Walker – (agree-to-disagree.com) The central objective of the Paris Agreement is its long-term temperature goal to hold global average temperature increase to “well below 2°C…

How constant is the “solar constant?”

By Andy May The IPCC lowered their estimate of the impact of solar variability on the Earth’s climate from the already low value of 0.12 W/m2 (Watts per square-meter) given in…

The ‘New Normal’ for Western Forest Fires – Not Necessarily

Dealing with Forest Fire Risk Guest essay by Don Healy Looking out on smoke and ash filled vistas while reading about the Carr, Mendocino and numerous other forest fires raging…