Researchers crack the ‘Karakoram anomaly’

It’s an “anomaly”, or could it be weather~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 7-Aug-2017 Newcastle University A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram mountain range is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists have shown. Publishing their findings today in Nature Climate Change, the team from Newcastle…

CO2 increase is “like hitting our ecosystem with a sledge-hammer”

That comes from this statement in the press release: Professor Kennedy said that the doubling of the amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere over the past 50 years is “like hitting our ecosystem with a sledge-hammer” Hmmm, you’d think they could get the basic math right. From ftp://ftp.cmdl.noaa.gov/ccg/co2/trends/co2_mm_mlo.txt Today’s seasonally corrected Mauna Loa CO2…