Models vs Observations: Study predicts Global Warming will Cause Deserts to Grow

As real world observations suggest deserts are shrinking, likely thanks to CO2 increasing drought resistance, a new model based study has presented a gloomy prediction of future widespread hunger, especially…

Claim: Permafrost carbon feedbacks threaten global climate goals

From the PNAS Abstract Rapid Arctic warming has intensified northern wildfires and is thawing carbon-rich permafrost. Carbon emissions from permafrost thaw and Arctic wildfires, which are not fully accounted for…

Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis

Just about every indicator of drought is flashing red across the western U.S. after a dry winter and warm early spring. The snowpack is at less than half of normal…

Greenland becoming darker, warmer as its snow ages and changes shape

A weather pattern that pushes snowfall away from parts of Greenland’s ice sheet is causing the continent to become darker and warmer, according to Dartmouth research published in Geophysical Research…

BBC Climate Check–April 2021

It is noticeable that the BBC’s latest Climate Check is much more circumspect than unusual. There is virtually no attempt to blame bad weather on global warming. The only reference…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #455

“Net zero is a new word for indulgences to emit CO2. When will a modern Martin Luther nail truth to the door of the cathedral of green religion?”