Rethinking Climate, Climate Change, and Their Relationship with Water

New open access paper by Prof. Demetris Koutsoyiannis Abstract We revisit the notion of climate, along with its historical evolution, tracing the origin of the modern concerns about climate. The…

End of Rain? Guardian Blames NSW Flooding on Climate Change

15 years after former Aussie Climate Commissioner Tim Flannery claimed rainfall would not fill our dams, the Guardian asks whether ongoing severe New South Wales flooding is due to climate…

The Northwest (US) Snowpack Trend of the Past Fifty Years: The Truth May Surprise You

So the inescapable conclusion based upon snowpack observations is that there has been little trend in the amount of snow in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest during a period…

Millennial CO2 And Temperature

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach My mind runs to curious corners of the climate question. I got to thinking about how little the atmospheric CO2 level has changed over most…

Fireball Rocks England with Meteor Fragments and Sonic Booms

No harm done on this occasion – but surely this is yet another reminder the world faces more serious risks than a gentle wobble in the global temperature.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #447

“It is the task of statesmanship to mold, to balance, and to integrate these and other forces, new and old, within the principles of our democratic system-ever aiming toward the…