Oil in the ocean photooxidizes within hours to days, new study finds

Despite the significant consequences of this weathering pathway, photooxidation was not taken into account in oil spill models or the oil budget calculations during the Deepwater Horizon spill.

OECD Chooses “Climate Inactivist” Mathias Cormann as their New Head

A rare victory for fiscal sanity; A few days ago WUWT reported on the desperate green objections to “climate inactivist” and fiscal conservative Mathias Cormann’s bid for the OECD top…

Will low sea ice threaten harp seals & polar bears on Canada’s East Coast this year?

There is no way to sugar-coat this: there wasn’t much ice off the East Coast in early February, which was shaping up to be as bad or worse than the…

There Are Models And There Are Models

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’m 74, and I’ve been programming computers nearly as long as anyone alive.  When I was 15, I’d been reading about computers in pulp science…

Climate adaptation follies. Part II: scenarios of future sea level rise

Global sea level rise projections provide a basis for projecting local sea level rise, such as for the New Jersey coast. The analysis in this section places the projections provided…

Asteroid 2001 FO32 Will Safely Pass by Earth March 21

Called 2001 FO32, the near-Earth asteroid will make its closest approach at a distance of about 1.25 million miles (2 million kilometers) – or 5 1/4 times the distance from…