Study: China’s Clean Air Policies are Triggering Additional Global Warming

According to a study whose authors include Ken Caldeira, China’s efforts to eliminate its infamous air pollution could cause an additional 0.1C NH warming, because less sunlight will be reflected…

New technology uses NOAA data to provide faster weather/disaster warnings

Mayday.ai applies artificial intelligence to NOAA satellite imagery to detect natural disasters, starting with wildfires In 2017, as Kian Mirshahi watched wildfires rage across his home state of California, he…

New Solar Orbiter data reveals the sun at its quietest

Three of the Solar Orbiter spacecraft’s instruments, including Imperial’s magnetometer, have released their first data. The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft launched in February 2020 on its mission to study to…

‘Earthquake Lightning’ re-created in lab

Earthquake lightning: Mysterious luminescence phenomena From SHINSHU UNIVERSITY Were you aware that earthquakes are sometimes associated with luminescence, called earthquake lightning? This phenomenon had been documented throughout history, such as…

UGLY: ‘Climate emergency’ soon to justify ‘house arrest’

‘Climate emergency’ means house arrest: COVID ‘has revealed the inner-tyrants of many politicians’ By Peter Murphy – Policy Analyst, Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) “Under the pretense of a…

Wildfires inhibiting solar power generation in California

Guest “irony can be so ironic” by David Middleton SEPTEMBER 30, 2020Smoke from California wildfires decreases solar generation in CAISO In the first two weeks of September 2020, average solar-powered…

Wild Claim: ‘Someday, even wet forests could burn due to climate change’

From the Climate Change overrules fire science department comes what could very well be the most ridiculous climate scare headline of the year so far. We don’t have an “oxygen-rich…

Total Precipitable Water and the Greenhouse Effect

Total precipitable water is an important climate parameter as it is a measure of the total amount of water vapor in the atmosphere, which is the most important greenhouse gas.…

A second alignment plane of the solar system has been discovered

Comet orbits revealed something previously unknown – a mirror ecliptic inclined opposite of the planetary ecliptic. From the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan A study of comet motions indicates that…

EPA Head Wheeler to Hold Virtual Press Conference on “Environmental Justice”

Traverse City, Mich. (September 29, 2020) — On Wednesday, September 30, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, EPA Region 5 Administrator Kurt Thiede and Michigan House Majority Leader Triston Cole…

Great Lakes Drying Up… No, Overflowing… Because Climate Change

Guest “because climate change” by David Middleton From the October 1, 2020 issue of Physics Today… Well, physics the day after tomorrow (good movie title)… 1 OCTOBER 2020 • page…

Colder “climate change” blamed for excess deaths in World War I

From the American Geophysical Union. WASHINGTON—Scientists have spotted a once-in-a-century climate anomaly during World War I that likely increased mortality during the war and the influenza pandemic in the years…

Washington Utility: “No more wind” or solar!

Guest “Ha Ha!” by David Middleton ‘No more wind.’ WA state utility questions efficacy of wind farms for power generationBY BILL VIRGIN CONTRIBUTING WRITERSEPTEMBER 19, 2020 […] Renewables, a category…

Data Show Canadian Wildfires At Lowest Level In Decades

Here’s something surprising from Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That. While USA wildfires are running higher the last couple of years, according to Canada’s National Forestry Database,…

Claim: the ocean has become more stable and stratified thanks to global warming

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES The global ocean has become more stratified and stable over the past few decades with global warming. This has major…

Radiation dosage on Lunar surface “safe for long-term human exploration”

Guest “Let’s light this candle!” by David Middleton Moon safe for long-term human exploration, first surface radiation measurements show By Adam Mann Sep. 25, 2020 , 2:00 PM Moonwalkers take heart—China’s…

More surfacestations project vindication: Strong UHI temperature biases confirmed in USA

WUWT readers may recall that NOAA did an experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that vindicated my findings about the effects of local urbanization on surface temperature measurements. The urban…

Study: Global Warming Hiatus (aka “The Pause”) Was Real

From the GWPF and the better late than never department: (the paper was published in late 2019 but seems pretty solid, using Oxygen18 isotope analysis) – Anthony A new analysis…

Improved models show stronger climate change signal in the tropical Atlantic – or not

Comparative study of the GEOMAR illustrates dependence on model resolution Climate models can only provide an approximation to the real world. Some models still suffer from relatively large biases in…

First-ever planet may have been found in another galaxy

First Candidate for a Planet in an External Galaxy In a surprise paper, a team of researchers from the U.S. and China has found the first evidence for a candidate…

Ladybug Lost

This is the time of year that ladybugs start to look for places to spend the winter. They don’t migrate like songbirds, but hibernate, more like bears or turtles. Many…

New study to uncover how climate change and tectonics drove evolution in East Africa

The whale fossil represents a massive change from the Miocene to today in Kenya’s Turkana Basin, as the fossil of this sea animal was originally found 740 miles inland and…

Claim: Gujarat Solar Park is Failing to Fulfil Mandatory UN Renewable Energy Gender Empowerment Requirements

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; According to North Michigan Assistant Professor Professor Ryan Stock, despite having a “gender positive” female empowerment programme, Gujarat Solar Park is…

5G wireless may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts

Upcoming 5G wireless networks that will provide faster cell phone service may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts, according to a Rutgers study on a controversial issue that has created anxiety…