Unexpected rain on sun links two solar mysteries

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center For five months in mid 2017, Emily Mason did the same thing every day. Arriving to her office at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, she sat at her desk, opened up her computer, and stared at images of the Sun — all day, every day. “I probably looked…

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California Super Bloom

This winter’s exceptional rain season is leading to stunning sites sights in California.~ctm From Space.com California’s ‘Superbloom’ of Wildflowers Looks Spectacular from Space! By Elizabeth Howell 3 days ago Science & Astronomy The Landsat 8 satellite, a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, saw “an explosion” of wildflowers that covered green areas of…

Grid Scale Battery Nonsense 2019

By Rud Istvan, WUWT readers emailed Charles the Moderator concerning two flurries of renewable Fake News PR in the past week: 1. The breathlessly reported planned FPL addition of the world’s largest storage battery for Florida’s Manatee County solar farm. 2. The less reported Bloomberg New Energy report that batteries were now becoming competitive in…

What’s the worst case? Climate sensitivity

Posted on April 1, 2019 by curryja | Reposted from Climate Etc. by Judith Curry Are values of equilibrium climate sensitivity > 4.5 C plausible? For background, see these previous posts on climate sensitivity [link] Here are some possibilistic arguments related to climate sensitivity.  I don’t think the ECS example is the best one to…