Old-school data suggests hurricanes in the Atlantic are not more frequent than in the past

Researchers affiliated with several institutions in the United States has determined that the increase in the number of hurricanes forming in the Atlantic over the past several years is not…

Hubble Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

For the first time, astronomers have uncovered evidence of water vapor in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. This water vapor forms when ice from the moon’s surface sublimates — that…

Time To Assume That Health Research Is Fraudulent Until Proven Otherwise?

Research fraud is often viewed as a problem of “bad apples,” but Barbara K Redman, who spoke at the webinar insists that it is not a problem of bad apples…

Hubble Returns to Full Science Observations and Releases New Images

“I’m thrilled to see that Hubble has its eye back on the universe, once again capturing the kind of images that have intrigued and inspired us for decades,” said NASA…

Ohio Eviscerates Preferred Siting, Accelerated Permission for Wind/Solar Developers (communities win!)

For a wind industry that has been overriding, even bull dozing, unwilling host communities, this new legal framework will be a significant brake. Some say, it is a death knell…

California’s carbon mitigation efforts may be thwarted by climate change itself

In a paper published today in the American Geophysical Union journal AGU Advances, the UCI Earth system scientists stressed that rising temperatures and uncertain precipitation will cause a decrease in California’s…

China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons

About six gigatons — roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans — of carbon appears to be emitted over land every year, according to data from the Chinese…

Friday Funny: California Feelings

This sums up the feeling of Northern Californians today.

Communicating About Climate Change: What’s Politics Got To Do With It?

“The most interesting thing to me is that liberals and conservatives are just seeing climate science from a completely different epistemic vantage point,” says Suldovsky about the results.

‘One of the most damaging invasive species on Earth’: wild pigs release the same emissions as 1 million cars each year

Whether you call them feral pigs, boar, swine, hogs, or even razorbacks, wild pigs are one of the most damaging invasive species on Earth, and they’re notorious for damaging agriculture…

15,000-year-old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier ice

“We know very little about viruses and microbes in these extreme environments, and what is actually there,” Thompson said. “The documentation and understanding of that is extremely important: How do…

New sunspot catalogue to improve space weather predictions

Monitoring sunspots is therefore crucial for predicting dangerous space weather events and their effects on air travelers, astronauts, and the equipment and infrastructure — both on Earth, in orbit, and…

Making clean hydrogen is hard, but researchers just solved a major hurdle

When illuminated by sunlight, the devices can efficiently oxidize water to form oxygen molecules while also generating hydrogen at a separate electrode and exhibit outstanding stability under extended operation. Because…

The lurking threat to solar power’s growth

Simply put: the more solar you add to the grid, the less valuable it becomes.

Biden wanted a climate alliance with Europe. He’s getting a carbon trade war

It was inevitable that the relentless radicalisation of climate hysteria and protectionist carbon border taxes would ultimately lead to a global trade war and the self-destruction of the Western alliance.…

Climate regulation changed with the proliferation of marine animals and terrestrial plants

“The shift from a Precambrian Earth state to the modern state can probably be attributed to major biological innovations – the radiation of sponges, radiolarians, diatoms and land plants.”

Friday Funny: Andrew Dessler’s Self-citing Consensus

Then who burst onto the scene but activist Mini-Mann, Andrew Dessler. He very sanctimoniously poo-pooed this heretic questioning of expertise.

Greenland’s 2021 spring: more snow, less melt

Surface melt and total melt-day area for the Greenland Ice Sheet at the end of the 2021 spring season was below the 1981 to 2010 average. Snowfall and rain (minus…

China will benefit when Biden caves to climate activists: Marc Morano

From Fox News Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Marc Morano: Biden is going to kneecap the US on climate agenda with China ‘Green Fraud’ author discusses the left’s push…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #462

It Ain’t What You Don’t Know That Gets You Into Trouble. It’s What You Know for Sure That Just Ain’t So.” – Attributed to Mark Twain

Fish hooked on meth – the consequences of freshwater pollution

We must get to grips with the amount of pharmaceuticals in our waterways. The world is some way from fixing the problems of addiction and illicit drug use. But, at…

Goldilocks planets ‘with a tilt’ may develop more complex life

GOLDSCHMIDT CONFERENCE Research News Planets which are tilted on their axis, like Earth, are more capable of evolving complex life. This finding will help scientists refine the search for more…

Claim: Global evidence links rise in extreme precipitation to human-driven climate change

Understanding how humans influence extreme precipitation is important for interpreting climate events today and for preparing cities and protective infrastructure for the changing world ahead.

Sky News Think Bangladesh Never Used To Flood

As any competent journalist should have known, severe flooding in Bangladesh is a common event, something which has always occurred in the majority of years. British Pathe , for instance,…