Guangzhou Rising – Canton Sinking

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen The New York Times seems to be running short of environmental journalists.  Its latest salvo in the attempt to keep climate change at the forefront of American minds was written by Michael Kimmelman.  “Who?”  you ask. Micheal Kimmelman, the current architecture critic of The New York Times.  (But, rest assured,…

Northern Winter Nights

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach  [See Addendum at the bottom.] [See Second Addendum at the bottom] I got to thinking about the distribution of the so-called “global” warming. I’d heard that a good chunk of it was due to increasing nighttime minimum temperatures. So I grabbed the Berkeley Earth land-only temperature dataset. It has its…

Yet another indicator that interest in climate has fallen by the wayside – climate doesn’t make it into the top ten science press releases for 2014

We’ve seen recent polls that show interest in “climate change” as being dead last with members of the public, now here’s yet another indicator. EurekAlert gauged the popularity of its science news releases, hundreds of which were about climate change during this past year, and not surprisingly, “climate change” didn’t win, place, or show. EurekAlert!…