The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the pandemic, not just individual infections

From StatNews By Andrew Joseph @DrewQJoseph March 27, 2020 Scientists are starting to roll out new blood tests for the coronavirus, a key development that, unlike the current diagnostic tests,…

Astronaut urine to build moon bases

FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology The modules that the major space agencies plan to erect on the Moon could incorporate an element contributed by the human colonizers…

Global supply chains as a way to curb carbon emissions

Norwegian University of Science and Technology The coronavirus outbreak has companies from Apple to Amazon warning consumers, shareholders and governments about how factory shutdowns in China and across the globe…

FP: The Covid-19 Lockdown Will Not be Extended to Address Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to FP it is a false hope to expect that “similarly ambitious” policies to the global lockdown to stop the spread of the Chinese…

Coronavirus-hit carmakers urge EU to pull legislative handbrake

From EURACTIV By Sam Morgan | EURACTIV.com The car industry has warned Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and climate chief Frans Timmermans that the coronavirus will disrupt plans to…

Coral tells own tale about El Niño’s past

Rice, Georgia Tech study in Science reveals Pacific temperatures over a millennium Rice University Georgia Tech climate scientist Kim Cobb samples an ancient coral for radiometric dating. She is part…

Friday Funny – or not so Funny?

As the Coronavirus impacts the world and most of us (including yours truly) “shelter in place” and watching with fear and trepidation at what is going on in our world,…

Climate Change – Ebb and Flow of the Tide Part 1 of 3

Emotional, agenda-driven politics confronts sound, evidence-based science Dr Kelvin Kemm The topic of global warming and climate change is far more scientifically complex than the public is led to believe.…

Huge East Antarctic Glacier Especially Susceptible to Climate Impacts

From NASA March 25, 2020 This photograph shows ripples in the surface of Denman Glacier in East Antarctica that throw shadows against the ice. The glacier is melting at a…

Global Warming? “There’s some indication in the data that the pause is leaning toward a small reversal of the 20th-century trends.”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a study of the Southern Hemisphere, the warming we should have experienced global warming driven expansion of the Hadley Cell in the south…

Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Affect Weather Forecasting?

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather Blog Weather prediction is an essential technology that both protects the economy and saves lives. National Weather Service personnel are considered critical personnel and…

Polar Push and Pull

Guest post by Renee Hannon IntroductionThis post examines regional temperature reconstructions during the past several thousand years relative to different baselines and the responses of end member deviants, the Arctic…

British Climate Activists: “Corona is the cure. Humans are the disease”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart / James Delingpole; A long standing Twitter account which claims to represent Extinction Rebellion East Midlands has been promoting flyers celebrating the deaths…

Former Sanders, Warren Advisers Helped Author A $2 Trillion Green Energy Stimulus Deal

From The Daily Caller Sens. Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren’s Former Advisers Helped Author A $2 Trillion Green Energy Stimulus Deal Chris White Tech Reporter March 24, 2020 8:04 PM ET…

Winter sea ice maximum extent on March 5 was the highest since 2013

From Polar Bear Science Posted on March 24, 2020 | Winter sea ice maximum extent on March 5 was the highest since 2013 The most positive thing that US National…

Wired: Climate Denial is like Covid-19 Denial

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Wired, the people who are denying climate change are also denying the threat of Covid-19. But there is an important difference between Climate…

COVID-19: Updated data implies that UK modelling hugely overestimates the expected death rates from infection

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on March 25, 2020 by niclewis | By Nic Lewis Introduction There has been much media coverage about the danger to life posed…

BBC Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas

Guest essay by Eric Worrall “If we let these developments go ahead, the biodiversity will be gone long before climate change starts affecting it” Climate change: Green energy plant threat…

Astronaut Christina Koch Services a 3-D Biological Printer

From NASA In this image from Dec. 2019, astronaut Christina Koch handles media bags that enable the manufacturing of organ-like tissues using the BioFabrication Facility (BFF), a 3-D biological printer…

Greta Thunberg Says She And Her Father Likely Had The Coronavirus

From The Daily Caller Marlo Safi Contributor March 24, 2020 5:22 PM ET Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says it is “extremely likely” that she and her father contracted the…

Hump Day Hilarity – The Mouse That ….Coughed

Sometimes, life imitates art. Sometimes, the universe makes a hard left turn. Our resident cartoonist, Josh, came up with this after it was suggested on another blog. From the Wikipedia…

Guardian: Covid-19 Teaches Us Delaying Climate Action is “Deadly”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In the minds of climate alarmists, the climate crisis is every bit as immediate and deadly as the Chinese Coronavirus epidemic. Delay is deadly: what…

Lunar Recession and the Age of the Earth: How Uniformitarianism Works

Guest “geology lessons” by David Middleton One of the things I love about writing for Watts Up With That, is the fact that reader comments often inspire me to research…

Ships’ emissions create measurable regional change in clouds

A container ship leaves a trail of white clouds in its wake that can linger in the air for hours. This puffy line is not just exhaust from the engine,…