The Greatest Heat Wave In (US) Northwest History?

The meteorological community is all abuzz about the forecast this weekend: several of the global models are predicting an extraordinarily unusual heatwave this weekend in the Pacific Northwest.

Operations Underway to Restore Payload Computer on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

NASA continues to work to resolve a problem with the Hubble Space Telescope payload computer that halted on June 13.

More intense and frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability

Using isotopes from Texas cave stalactites, scientists in Texas A&M’s College Of Geosciences studied thunderstorm changes in the Southern Great Plains TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Research News Large thunderstorms in the…

Corrupt EPA stacks CASAC panel with agency grant cronies; Chair is top agency grant crony

EPA’s CASAC will now be led by someone who gets paid to do research for EPA then gets to review and rubberstamp her and her colleagues’ (also EPA grant recipients)…

David King Crawls Back Out Of Woodwork

Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an independent expert group this week to advise, warn and criticise global policymakers about the climate and nature crises.

Run Away: New analysis discusses role of managed retreat as a climate change response

“Managed retreat can be more effective in reducing risk–in ways that are socially equitable and economically efficient–if it is a proactive component of climate-driven transformations,” said Mach, an associate professor…

COP26 heading for the rocks?

Unsurprisingly, the reluctance of Western governments to deliver its pledge of an annual $100 billion transfer fund to more than 100 developing countries is threatening to unravel COP26.

ICCC-14 Preview, Ep. 4: Roy Spencer on “What Recent Ocean Warming Suggests About Future Warming”

The warming predicted by the latest climate models in response to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 averages close to 4C. Using an updated model – and even assuming all warming…

Claim: An acceleration of coastal overtopping around the world

[editor’s note. It’s really hard to take this press release seriously if they consider the Katrina flooding an indicator of sea level rise. Unmaintained levies break. Absolutely nothing to do…

World Report Card: The Inexorable March Toward Zero Carbon Emissions (Not!)

As we all know, the most important task currently facing the world is the elimination of carbon emissions from energy consumption in order to save the planet from the existential…

Greta’s Movement Is Imploding

It appears School Strike 4 Climate has hit a crossroads. A New Zealand chapter recently shut itself down to to it being an overwhelmingly white movement. Is this the beginning…

Global fossil fuel use similar to decade ago in energy mix

The authors of the report don’t seem to have worked out that countries such as China and India don’t want them for the simple reason that they don’t work. They…

Sulfur enhances carbon storage in the Black Sea

They found that almost a fifth of the organic molecules in the anoxic areas of the Black Sea contained sulfur – significantly more than in other seas. In addition, the…

Dark matter is slowing the spin of the Milky Way’s galactic bar

For 30 years, astrophysicists have predicted such a slowdown, but this is the first time it has been measured.

Lomborg: Climate change panic causes public distrust, bad decisions

Watch the latest video at foxbusiness.com HT/Marc Morano

Icebergs drifting from Canada to Southern Florida

 These 3D perspective views of the seafloor bathymetry from multibeam sonar offshore of South Carolina show numerous grooves carved by drifting icebergs. As iceberg keels plow into the seafloor, they…

General Atomics to ship world’s most powerful magnet to ITER global fusion energy project

San Diego, June 15 – After a decade of design and fabrication, General Atomics is ready to ship the first module of the Central Solenoid, the world’s most powerful magnet.…

Roger Pielke Jr. Weighs in on This Week’s Hysteria: Drought

For accurately citing peer reviewed literature & US NCA on drought trends in 2013 Congressional testimony, I earned the distinction of being the only US researcher in history to be…

Sea Level Rise Fastest in 2000 Years (Or Not!)

As the actual data shows, the rate of sea level rise in New Jersey has been pretty constant since 1910, which suggests that carbon dioxide emissions have little overall effect.…

The Absurdity of Peer Review

Does it catch fraud or manipulations of data? No, patently not: peer reviewers are not omniscient, so they cannot divine made-up data, nor can they check all the outputs of…

New Paper From Richard Tol: The Economic Impact of Weather and Climate

I propose a new conceptual framework to disentangle the impacts of weather and climate on economic activity and growth: A stochastic frontier model with climate in the production frontier and…

Facing Dry Year, CA State Water Board is Draining California Reservoirs

“Are we having a dry year? Yes,” Diener says. “That is normal for us. Should we be having water shortages in the start of our second dry year? No. Our…

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars

The goal of the campaign is to establish what four locations in these units best tell the story of Jezero Crater’s early environment and geologic history. When the science team…

May Snaps Long-standing Streak for Strong Tornadoes in US

Accuweather reports: During the month of May, the United States saw 288 preliminary reports of tornadoes, above the May average of 276 tornadoes. None of these storms were rated as stronger than…