Clays, Not Water, Are Likely Source of Mars ‘Lakes’

“In planetary science, we often are just inching our way closer to the truth,” Plaut said. “The original paper didn’t prove it was water, and these new papers don’t prove…

Hubble Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

For the first time, astronomers have uncovered evidence of water vapor in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. This water vapor forms when ice from the moon’s surface sublimates — that…

The Cooling Side of Greenhouse Gases

Most people are unaware that the greenhouse gases CO2 and H2O, both warm & cool our planet. When I mention that CO2 has a cooling effect, I’m amazed by the…

Rethinking Climate, Climate Change, and Their Relationship with Water

New open access paper by Prof. Demetris Koutsoyiannis Abstract We revisit the notion of climate, along with its historical evolution, tracing the origin of the modern concerns about climate. The…

New Study Challenges Long-Held Theory of Fate of Mars’ Water

From NASA The new science results indicate that a large quantity of the Red Planet’s water is trapped in its crust rather than having escaped into space. Billions of years…

NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon

From NASA Oct. 26, 2020 RELEASE 20-105 This illustration highlights the Moon’s Clavius Crater with an illustration depicting water trapped in the lunar soil there, along with an image of NASA’s…

Lawn Care Tips From Eric Holthaus

Guest laugh by David Middleton Being that this is the time of year when I have to start spending entire weekends on yard work, I almost agree with Mr. Holthaus…

Alien ice on Earth

From Eurekalert Only two more steps to ICE NINE!~ctm Stanford scientists discover how dense, extraterrestrial ice can form in just billionths of a second Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy &…

Energy, Resources, Money, and Technology

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve made some statements lately that I’d like to reprise. • There is never a shortage of resources. It’s a shortage of cheap enough energy…

I wonder if Gleick is invited?

Dr. Peter Gleick recently resurfaced at another water conference acting as if nothing had or is about to happen just 17 days after admitting he apparently engaged in wire fraud.…

This is Glacial Tap

From McGill University , hmmm, where have we heard this water supply threat from receding mountain glaciers before? Children just aren’t going to know what glaciers are. Glacial tap is…

A green product worth recommending

Readers of WUWT know that while I have my doubts about the magnitude of AGW and express skepticism and sometimes outright disdain for certain green schemes and products, some of…