Climate change poses significant threat to nutritional benefits of oysters

From Eurekalert: (no comment ~ctm) University of Plymouth The nutritional qualities of shellfish could be significantly reduced by future ocean acidification and warming, a new study suggests. Research has previously…

A side of the AGU Fall Meeting sure to cause some alarmists to go postal

As many WUWT readers know, I attended the AGU fall meeting and I have a number of posts coming up that will highlight many of the posters and sessions that…

At AGU 2013: Are tornadoes getting stronger? No.

This AGU session asked that question directly and I covered this previously. Now that the video of the entire session is available, I thought it worth revisiting. Of course, the…

A few post-event thoughts about the AGU Fall Meeting: the good, the bad, and the ugly

On my first day at the AGU Fall Meeting, I highlighted some of the zany things about the meeting, such as “gas sucks” girl and Richard Alley’s open mic night…

Leif Svalgaard at AGU on the Current Solar Cycle: ‘None of us alive have ever seen such a weak cycle’

WUWT’s resident solar expert Dr. Leif Svalgaard (and others) says  ‘None of us alive have ever seen such a weak cycle’  and the panel he was on talk about the…

Over 2000 cold and snow records set in the USA this past week

Compare to 98 high temperature records, and 141 high minimum temperature records Quite an imbalance in weather records this week. Even the AGU fall meeting in San Francisco where the…

From AGU: comet ISON's struggle of Fire and Ice

San Francisco – After a year of observations, scientists waited with bated breath on Nov. 28, 2013, as Comet ISON made its closest approach to the sun, known as perihelion.…

Zeke, Mosher, and Rohde and the new BEST dataset

L-R Zeke Hausfather, Robert Rhode, Steven Mosher And here is the poster

Ice melting Arctic cyclones more common than previously thought

Remember the Arctic cyclone that chopped up the Arctic sea ice in 2012, resulting in a new record low summer extent for the satellite era? It turns out they are…

At AGU, NASA says CFC reduction is not shrinking the ozone hole – yet

NASA Reveals New Results From Inside the Ozone Hole  – Dec. 11, 2013 NASA scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and…

For discussion – the tornado "hockey stick"

I’m caught between sessions but wanted to post this. From a presentation at AGU that I couldn’t attend. This from SciAm: James Elsner at Florida State University has a killer…

Seen at AGU 2013

From Gavin, who was being a bit cheeky. Or perhaps given the location, had passed a tippling point.

Dr Judith Lean lecture at AGU

Live blogging . Will add slides and commentary as it proceeds. Well attended maybe 400 ppl here.