A surprising finding about Nitrogen in our atmosphere

From the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, a surprising finding. New source of global nitrogen discovered: Earth’s bedrock Nitrogen from bedrock can result in side-by-side productive forests and barren acidic areas For centuries, the thinking has been that all the nitrogen available for plant growth worldwide comes from the atmosphere. But a new study by National Science…

Roger Pielke Jr. calls out harasser @juddlegum

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. writes on The Climate fix (and asks me to share) Public Debate Challenge to Judd Legum ROGERPIELKEJR People are funny. Judd Legum is a die-hard partisan who works for the Center for American Progress. For some reason, four years ago he decided to use his position to (successfully) get me removed as a…

Clouds Down Under

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update at the end] Sometimes climate research is just plain funny. I wrote before about Irish rain and investigated whether there is any effect on the rain from the solar variations linked to sunspots. I was looking for evidence that the Svensmark hypothesis is true. Svensmark said that changes…