Surprising Summer Chill Baffles Global Warming Alarmists

From the “summer colds are the worst” department Guest essay by Vijay Jayaraj A surprising late-June chill broke records for lowest temperatures and made life miserable for many across the world. From Denver, Colorado, in the United States, to Melbourne in Australia, the mercury dropped precipitously. Many people in Colorado woke up to what would…

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Truth(?) in testimony and convincing policy makers

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 27, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Some reflections, stimulated by yesterday’s Congressional Hearing, on the different strategies of presenting Congressional testimony. Yesterday’s Hearing provided an ‘interesting’ contrast in approaches to presenting testimony, when comparing my testimony with Michael Mann’s. What are the purposes of…

Florida’s Climate Crisis and Sea Level Rise Non Sequitur

Guest crisis-bashing by David Middleton Florida faces a climate crisis as Democratic candidates take the debate stage By Drew Kann, CNN Wed June 26, 2019 (CNN)Presidential candidate Jay Inslee was not happy when the Democratic National Committee shot down his request to hold a climate crisis-focused debate. [Blah, blah, blah] …the global climate emergency… [Blah,…

The Pipers of Fire Island

News Brief by Kip Hansen   The Piping Plover, a tiny little sea bird,  has been struggling to survive in modern times as beaches are developed for tourists with houses hugging the shorelines of the Eastern Seaboard of the United States and the Great Lakes region, up into Canada.    In Florida, on Cocoa Beach, where…

Jet contrails will likely affect climate by 2050

Climate impact of clouds made from airplane contrails may triple by 2050 From the EUROPEAN GEOSCIENCES UNION In the right conditions, airplane contrails can linger in the sky as contrail cirrus – ice clouds that can trap heat inside the Earth’s atmosphere. Their climate impact has been largely neglected in global schemes to offset aviation…

Is a great iron fertilization experiment already underway?

News Release 26-Jun-2019 Is a great iron fertilization experiment already underway? University of South Florida (USF Innovation) ST. PETERSBURG, FL – It’s no secret that massive dust storms in the Saharan Desert occasionally shroud the North Atlantic Ocean with iron, but it turns out these natural blankets aren’t the only things to sneeze at. Iron…