Shock news: mammals adapt to changing climate

From Brown University it seems we need a new variation on the popular bumper sticker: Over 65 million years North American mammal evolution has tracked with climate change Rise and…

Rahmstorf's new heat wave cherry twisty

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. says exactly what I thought: this new paper from Rahmstorf is untrustworthy. He writes: Here is another good example why I have come to view parts…

Mars had temperatures as high as 64°F in the past

Wet and Mild: Caltech Researchers Take the Temperature of Mars’s Past The meteorite called ALH84001 is sliced to show its interior. Found in the Allan Hills ice field in Antarctica…

Uranium munching microbes

From Michigan State University Microbes generate electricity while cleaning up nuclear waste EAST LANSING, Mich. — Researchers at Michigan State University have unraveled the mystery of how microbes generate electricity…

Pat Michaels on aerosols, China coal, and lack of recent warming

The Current Wisdom: The Lack of Recent Warming and the State of Peer Review by Patrick J. Michaels Boston University’s Robert Kaufmann and colleagues recently published a paper in the…

Aerosol sat observations and climate models differ "by a factor of three to six"

From the University of Michigan something I think Dr. Roy Spencer will be interested in as it is yet another case where models and satellite observations differ significantly. See the…

Prey and predator model of clouds

From the Weizmann Institute of Science – Eat, Prey, Rain Photo: Tamar Deutsch What do a herd of gazelles and a fluffy mass of clouds have in common? A mathematical…

The BBC's Richard Black Engages in "Goldilocks-Picking"

Guest post by David Middleton From the BBC… Climate: Cherries are not the only fruit Just about the most predictable event of the week was the tempest of opinion created…

Paleopollen in Antarctica

Fossilized pollen reveals climate history of northern Antarctica Analysis of direct climate record shows Antarctic tundra persisted until 12 million years ago HOUSTON — (June 27, 2011) — A painstaking…

Mann's inverted Tiljander data survives another round of peer review

* Steve McIntyre reports (via commenter AMac) that Mann’s inverted Tiljander sediment data lives on in Kemp et al 2011 like some zombie that will not die.  I feel for…