European Commission Declares Nuclear and Gas to be Green

The European Commission has labeled nuclear and gas as sustainable. Critics are calling the step “greenwashing” and say it could threaten the bloc’s bid to become climate-neutral by 2050.

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Claim: Discovery Reveals Large, Year-Round Ozone Hole Over Tropics

An ozone hole, seven times larger than the Antarctic ozone hole, is currently sitting over tropical regions and has been since the 1980s, according to a Canadian researcher.

Claim: Hidden in Caves: Mineral Overgrowths Reveal Unprecedented Modern Sea-Level Rise

The team found evidence of a previously unknown 20 centimeter sea-level rise that occurred nearly 3,200 years ago when ice caps melted naturally over the course of 400 years at…

Climate Activist Hypocrisy Example Eleventy Gazillion

Just Stop Oil Protestor Who Pulled ‘Hay Wain’ Painting Stunt Has Racked Up 50,000 Air Miles on Exotic Holidays

Happy July 4th: Open Thread

Happy July 4th everyone.

Thermodynamics of the Climate System

The climate system comprises the fluid envelopes of Earth: the atmosphere, oceans, and cryosphere. Those constituents, along with the evolving surface properties of the solid lithosphere, are responsible for reflecting…

SCOTUS Lands a Knockout Blow on the EPA: Climate Change Roundtable Live Now!

Fresh off the heels of the Roe vs. Wade decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) just neutered the runaway powers the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Friday Funny: Kerry the Climate Czar?

What else is there to say?

Claim: Data Exists Showing Polar Bear Body Condition Improves Over Summer On Sea Ice

I would seriously like to know which paper or papers this data appears in but of course, he doesn’t provide that information. Instead, it’s ‘trust me, I’m the expert’.

Claim: Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

The team found that black carbon (soot) particles emitted by rockets are almost 500 times more efficient at holding heat in the atmosphere than all other sources of soot combined…

Claim: Climate Change Could Lead to A Dramatic Temperature-Linked Decrease in Essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids, According to New Study

Now, the first-ever survey of planktonic lipids in the global ocean predicts a temperature-linked decrease in the production of essential omega-3 fatty acids, an important subset of lipid molecules.

Claim: Study Reveals how Climate Change Can Significantly Impact One of the World’s Most Important Carbon-rich Ecosystems

“The team’s goal now is to use the findings from this study to guide large-scale restoration of mangrove forests across the globe”, added the study’s co-author, Dr Simon Cragg from the University…

Assessing The Environmental Impact of Nuclear Power Generation

Life cycle resource use of nuclear power generation considering total material requirement

Open Thread

Open thread

Droughts in the sixth century paved the way for Islam

Extreme dry conditions contributed to the decline of the ancient South Arabian kingdom of Himyar.

LIVE at Noon CT today: We’re having a heat wave! … and it’s totally normal

Participate in the chat on the YouTube stream LIVE at Noon CT today and every Friday to get your questions answered.

Things NASA climate scientists say:

“I’d prefer a world without private cars”

Update on NASA’s TROPICS-1 Mission

With four satellites, TROPICS will still provide improved time-resolved observations of tropical cyclones compared to traditional observing methods.

Mapping a Magnetic Superstorm: March 1989 Geoelectric Hazards and Impacts on United States Power Systems

Geomagnetically induced currents realized during the magnetic storm of March 1989 caused a blackout in Québec, Canada, and, in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast United States, they caused operational interference for…

New Research Questions Hypotheses About Climate-Controlled Ecosystem Change During the Origin of Dinosaurs in Argentina

In the middle of the formation, the researchers observed a clear change in conditions approximately from warmer, drier conditions to more temperate humid conditions, but no concurrent major changes could be identified…

Biden’s War on Oil and Gas

President Joe Biden’s “performance” had “started badly and got worse” during a recent interview with Jimmy Kimmel, says Sky News host Rita Panahi.

NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

The study will focus on identifying available data, how best to collect future data, and how NASA can use that data to move the scientific understanding of UAPs forward.

Centennial Total Solar Irradiance Variation

We have obtained a new TSI reconstruction from 1700 to 2020.