Fungus creates a fast track for carbon

The exact amount of carbon diverted to fungus from the microbial merry-go-round may differ in other environments. But the discovery that it can be as high as 20 percent in…

CJR: Climate Reporting is Like Covering the Invasion of Poland

Legendary journalist Edward R Murrow famously provided live reports of German tanks crossing the Polish Border. Columbia Journalism Review thinks journalists today should copy his example, and defy their editors…

Which way does the solar wind blow?

“No doubt, in years to come, the quality of data from the photosphere and solar corona will be improved dramatically, both because of new data available and new, more sophisticated…

California May Be Crazy In Its “Climate” Initiatives, But New York Wants To Be Even Crazier

The basic strategy of the panel recommendations is essentially the same: simply mandate that all buildings be “zero emissions” buy a date arbitrarily selected by regulators. “Zero emissions” means all-electric,…

Mathematical Proof of the Greenhouse Effect

As a physicist, I’m as certain of the reality of the Greenhouse Effect as I am that 1 + 1 = 2.

Are wind farms slowing each other down?

While the group has mainly dealt with the extent to which the wind farms influence each other in their current work, they intend to investigate in the near future what…