The Ghost Forest of the Delmarva Peninsula… Because Climate Change

Guest geology by David Middleton Ghost Forests Are Visceral Examples of the Advance of Climate Change BY TIK ROOT OCTOBER 7, 2019 As Matt Kirwan walks through Maryland’s Blackwater National…

Apocalyptic Sea-Level Rise—Just a Thing of the Past?

From the Cornwall Alliance Gregory J. Rummo On February 2, 1978—41 years ago!—The Wall Street Journal warned in a headline that “Low-Lying Lands Could Be Submerged by Climatic Disaster.” Fears…

The Holocene Sea Level Highstand

Guest geological note by David Middleton Most skeptics are familiar with the Warmunist efforts to erase the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age. However, many skeptics may not be…

Study finds 24% of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

American Geophysical Union WASHINGTON–In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected,…

Migrating snowline plays outsized role in setting pace of Greenland ice melt

Patches of snow and bare ice near the edge of the snowline provide an illustration of the difference in reflectivity between the two surfaces. Credit Clément Miège PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown…

Antarctica and “alarming” Sea Level Rise

By Rud Istvan, WUWT reader KS of North Dakota emailed a request to ctm based on reading ‘alarming’ Wired journalism concerning $50 million being spent to further study the ‘dangerous’…

Coping with threats from hurricanes, wildfires and rising sea levels

From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Dec-2018 Several studies utilize risk assessment and risk mitigation practices to prepare for future severe weather events. Past practices are no longer adequate. Society for Risk…

“Climate change endangers dozens of World Heritage sites” – Leaning Tower of Pizza Edition

Guest sciencey schist by David Middleton Yes… I know it’s Pisa, not Pizza… But I’m trying a low-carb diet and I really miss pizza, Among the 1,000+ UNESCO World Heritage…

Study: Sea Level Rise Revised Downward

Reposted from Roy Spencer’s Blog July 21st, 2017 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. If I had not looked past the headline of the press report on a new study,…

More Fun With Sea Level

The Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) is perhaps the best source for sea level data. Established in 1933, the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) has been…

The Sky is Falling Friday Part 2: Why Japan's coastal zones might be disappearing due to climate change

Public Release: 13-Jul-2017 Projections of future beach loss in Japan due to sea-level rise and uncertainties in projected beach loss World Scientific As G20 Summit 2017 drew to a close,…

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’…

The Ninth First Climate Refugees

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update] Well, the claims of the “first climate refugees” are coming up again. I think we’re up to the ninth first climate refugees, it’s…

Is The Signal Detectable?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE] In the comments, Nick Stokes pointed out that although I thought that Dr. Shaviv’s harmonic solar component was a 12.6 year sine wave with…

The Missing ~ 11-Year Signal

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dr. Nir Shaviv and others strongly believe that there is an ~ 11-year solar signal visible in the sea level height data. I don’t think…

My Thanks, Apologies, and Reply to Dr. Nir Shaviv

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dr. Nir Shaviv has kindly replied in the comments to my previous post. There, he says: Nir Shaviv  August 15, 2015 at 2:51 pm There…

The New Sunspot Data … and Satellite Sea Levels

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE: Upon reading Dr. Shaviv’s reply to this post, I have withdrawn any mention of “deceptive” from this post. This term was over the top, as…

Dr. Trenberth Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A couple days ago, I was given a copy of a most interesting interchange from 2011 between Dr. Kevin Trenberth and a layman asking him a…

The Sea Level Cycles Get More Elusive

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post on the purported existence of the elusive ~60-year cycle in sea levels as claimed in the recent paper “Is there a 60-year…

The Elusive ~ 60-year Sea Level Cycle

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I was referred to a paywalled paper called “Is there a 60-year oscillation in global mean sea level?”  The authors’ answer to the eponymous question…

Sea Water Level, Fresh Water Tilted

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Among the recent efforts to explain away the effects of the ongoing “pause” in temperature rise, there’s an interesting paper by Dr. Anny Cazenave et…

What to do about The Flood Next Time

Guest Post by Kip Hansen   Corrigendum: Due to the simple mis-reading of a multi-column spreadsheet from this paper, the magnitude of the AIG Subsidence for The Battery was misstated…

Sunny Spots Along the Parana River

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In a comment on a recent post, I was pointed to a study making the following surprising claim: Here, we analyze the stream flow of…

Sunspots and Sea Level

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I came across a curious graph and claim today in a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Here’s the graph relating sunspots and the change in sea level:…