Reliable tropical weather pattern to change in a warming climate

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 27-Dec-2018 The Madden-Julian Oscillation’s precipitation variations are likely to increase in intensity under a warmer climate, while wind variations are likely to increase at a slower rate Colorado State University Every month or two, a massive pulse of clouds, rainfall and wind moves eastward around the Earth near the equator, providing…

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Climate modeling turkey shoot, western style

Western U.S. Precipitation Extremes—How Did This Turkey Get Published? By Dr. Patrick Michaels When it comes to changes in future precipitation across the United States, climate models projections are all over the map. In other words, they provide no useful guidance for the future. But that doesn’t stop people from trying to sell them. Now…

Finally, a population crash NOT blamed on global warming

From Stanford University , a realization that El Niño an La Niña play far greater roles than any global warming does in ocean populations. Squid mystery in Mexican waters unraveled by Stanford biologist and a class of students While shorter days and colder weather move many of us to hunker under the covers, researchers who…