Midwest Farmers May Miss Out On Disaster Aid After Severe Flooding

From The Daily Caller Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter U.S. disaster funds are out of reach for thousands of Midwest farmers who lost millions of dollars’ worth of crops due…

Global Temperature Report: March 2019

Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade March Temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.34 C (+0.61 °F) above seasonal average Northern Hemisphere.: +0.44 C (+0.79 °F)…

U.S. Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration: A Sense of Urgency

Guest serious post by David Middleton I ran across a very lucid and informative article on Real Clear Energy today. The author is Robert Dillon, “a senior adviser on energy…

EPIC: Astronomers may have photographed a black hole for the very first time

This could be the biggest announcement ever in the history of astronomy. Announcement and video follows. Of all the weird stuff that exists in the universe, such as quasars, pulsars,…

The Genius of Crowd Weather Forecasting

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather and Forecasting Blog Last quarter I taught Atmospheric Sciences 101 and as a fun extra-credit activity students had the opportunity to participate in a…

How to terrify liberals

Larry Kummer writes in by email: Today’s responsible climate reporting, terrifying liberals: “A glacier the size of Florida is on track to change the course of human civilization” by “Pakalolo”…

Why climate predictions are so difficult

From Climate Etc. by Judith Curry An insightful interview with Bjorn Stevens. Frank Bosse provided this Google translation of an interview published in Der Spiegel  -Print-Issue 13/2019, p. 99-101.   March…

Love Island: Flamboyant males get the girls on Madagascar

In two new species of rare giant stick insects, males turn livid blue or multicolored at sexual maturity — but why? Frontiers Biodiversity hotspot Madagascar is one of the world’s…