The brain uses minimum effort to look for key information in text

By analysing brain activity, researchers found that the brain regulates its resource use and tries to identify the most essential information University of Helsinki By analysing brain activity, researchers found…

Welcome to Renewable Energy Australia, Where Businesses are Paid to Shut Down

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – Australia’s increasingly precarious green energy grid is forcing curbs on economic activity, with plans to pay energy intensive businesses to shut down…

Podcast: Why the Oceans Really Aren’t “Acidifying” but the Term Is Being Abused by Science and Media

Science and media outlets claim ocean acidification is happening due to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But objective data show the ocean is far from acidic according to Dr.…

Dynamics of the Tropical Atmosphere and Oceans

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 9, 2020 by curryja by Judith Curry Peter Webster’s magnum opus is now published: Dynamics of the Tropical Atmosphere and…

Study: Coral Reef Islands Grow with Rising Sea Level

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Another study confirming that coral reef islands are dynamic, and adjust rapidly to changes in sea level. NEWS RELEASE 10-JUN-2020 Island ‘drowning’ is not inevitable as…

Borrowed time: Climate change threatens U.S. mortgage market

From Politico “Everyone is exposed” as taxpayer-backed loans and insurance face a coming storm. By ZACK COLMAN and KATY O’DONNELL 06/08/2020 04:30 AM EDT U.S. taxpayers could be on the…

Antarctic sea-ice models improve for the next IPCC report

University of Washington The world of climate modeling is complex, requiring an enormous amount of coordination and collaboration to produce. Models feed on mountains of different inputs to run simulations…