How deep-ocean vents fuel massive phytoplankton blooms

More “settled science” of the carbon cycle~ctm Stanford study shows how hydrothermal vents fuel massive phytoplankton blooms — and possible hotspots for carbon storage Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences Researchers at Stanford University say they have found an aquatic highway that lets nutrients from Earth’s belly sweep up to surface waters off…

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2019 Atlantic hurricane forecast

From Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 4, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry and Jim Johnstone CFAN predicts an active North Atlantic hurricane season season. The Atlantic hurricane has begun.  We are off to an early start with one wimpy subtropical storm that lasted less than a day, and a small system that…

Former communications director, and spokesperson for Al Gore, Named Chief of Content, Communications, and Public Affairs for National Geographic Society.

Oy. Earlier in her career, Kreider served as senior vice president at Fenton Communications specializing in global warming and the environment. She also worked for a decade in the nonprofit sector directing environmental programs and was a Truman Scholar-in-Residence in the Clinton administration. She is a graduate of Rollins College where she earned a degree…

The moral case for honest and competent climate science

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley My previous posting was published while I was traveling from Scotland, where I had been scrambling up mountains in the freezing sleet, to my fragrant Gloucestershire garden. Therefore, I have not been able to respond to individual commenters as usual. Here, then, is a collective response, beginning with the moral…

New Policy Brief Shows No Evidence of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise

Via press release: A new Policy Brief from The Heartland Institute shows there is no evidence of acceleration in the rise of global sea levels since the 1920s and concludes the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) concerns over this issue is “without merit.” The Policy Brief, titled “Global Sea Level Rise: An Evaluation…

The epic search for oldest ice in Antarctica is starting

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia Volume 90% Click here for project video. On 1st June 2019 the European Beyond EPICA Oldest Ice Core project started with the aim of drilling for and recovering ice from up to 1.5 Million years ago in Antarctica. The previous EPICA project recovered ice from 800,000 years ago. The new project…