Study finds 24% of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

American Geophysical Union WASHINGTON–In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study. Scientists at the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM), based at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom,…

Chinese Lunar Rover May Have Identified Mantle Exposure

Guest geological note by David Middleton Chang’e-4: Chinese rover ‘confirms’ Moon crater theoryBy Paul RinconScience editor, BBC News website 15 May 2019 The Chinese Chang’e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon’s far side. The rover’s landing site lies within a vast impact depression created…

No Hockey Sticks: Studies Reveal Long-Term Lack of Warming

A new temperature reconstruction, using proxy temperature measurements from locations in central Asia, has revealed that there has been no warming in the past 432 years. by Vijay Jayaraj The Global Warming “Hiatus” or Pause The word “hiatus” became popular in recent years after the discovery of a pause or hiatus in global warming. There…

Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

From Reuters Ha Ha.  21 in California~ctm Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc’s factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company’s trademark “Solar Roof” as originally intended, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over…