Surprise! Study says some glaciers actually shrank during the last ice age

The simple story says that during the last ice age, temperatures were colder and ice sheets expanded around the planet. That may hold true for most of Europe and North America, but new research from the University of Washington tells a different story in the high-altitude, desert climates of Mongolia. CREDIT Jigjidsurengiin Batbaatar/University of Washington…

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6 to 8 feet of snow forecast for California mountains

The latest weather model projections show significant amount of snow over the next 72 hours. This will certainly help California’s drought situation. However it’s going to completely cripple road travel over I80, Highway 50 299 32 and possibly Highway 70. The majority of snow is expected on Thursday night, and low snow levels down to…

Wind Power–Some Basic Facts

From Paul Homewood’s Blog August 12, 2017 tags: wind power By Paul Homewood We see many glowing articles about wind power, and renewable lobbyists, such as Renewable UK, are often given undue space in the media to peddle mistruths. This article is designed to lay out some of the basic facts. It will naturally concentrate…

In a first, U.S. ships coal to Ukraine

U.S. aims to counter Russian influence with natural resources, though Ukraine’s roadmap for the energy emphasizes nuclear power. From UPI. By Daniel J. Graeber    |   Aug. 22, 2017 at 5:46 AM   Aug. 22 (UPI) — Coal shipped from the United States could help address energy security issues in Ukraine, the nation’s energy secretary…

Astrophysicists explain the mysterious behavior of cosmic rays

Scientists developed a model which explains the nature of high-energy cosmic rays in our Galaxy From the MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY A team of scientists from Russia and China has developed a model which explains the nature of high-energy cosmic rays (CRs) in our Galaxy. These CRs have energies exceeding those produced by supernova…