A fiery past sheds new light on the future of global climate change

Many of today’s climate models rely on past levels of greenhouse gasses and aerosols to validate their predictions for the future. But there’s a problem: While pre-industrial levels of greenhouse…

Fact Checking the Wildfire-Climate Link

Wildfire physics simply does not support any such fear mongering narratives. Every politician, every environmental group and every scientist trying to scare up more funding by uncritically blaming wildfires on…

Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis

Just about every indicator of drought is flashing red across the western U.S. after a dry winter and warm early spring. The snowpack is at less than half of normal…

Claim: California’s Rainy Season Starting Nearly A Month Later Than It Did 60 Years Ago

The new study in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters, which publishes high-impact, short-format reports with immediate implications spanning all Earth and space sciences, is the first to quantify just how…

An Important Finding about the September Labor Day Wildfires

Just extraordinary. The winds at that time were THE STRONGEST EVER OBSERVED at the site during those months for any wind direction from the north, east, southeast, or northwest.

Virtue, Wherefore Art Thou Signal?

Harnessing the innovative spirit of California, Governor Gavin Newsom today advanced an executive order enlisting California’s vast network of natural and working lands – forests, rangelands, farms, wetlands, coast, deserts…

Global Warming Drives Wildfires Study–Ignores Pre 1979 Data

Reposted from Not A Lot of People Know That By Paul Homewood h/t Philip Bratby Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in…

Did Global Warming Play A Significant Role in the Recent Northwest Wildfires?

Did global warming (a.k.a. climate change) have a significant impact on the Northwest wildfires of the past few weeks?

‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense

The lesson? Regardless of what Earth’s climate may do – regardless of who or what may be responsible for any fluctuations – we must take responsible, appropriate, effective measures now.…

California’s Creek Fire Creates Its Own Pyrocumulonimbus Cloud

“The pyrocumulonimbus cloud created aerosol index values indicate that this is one of the largest (if not the largest) pyroCb events seen in the United States,” according to Dr. Colin…

Multiple Fires Ignited, Major Dust Storm Develops, Tens of Thousands Out of Power, and I-90/US 2 Closed By Winds in Eastern Washington

Strong winds, gusting to 50-70 mph, has caused a dust storm that has closed major roads in eastern Washington (e.g., I-90 and US-2). Here is a recent satellite image, with…

Minimizing California Wildfires

How do we focus our resources to minimize the devastation caused by California’s wildfires? First, we can reduce ignitions. California’s deadliest fire, the Camp Fire and California’s 2nd largest fire,…

A lightning barrage puts the western U.S. on fire

During the last few days, hundreds of fires have been ignited by an extraordinarily unusual barrage of thousands of lightning strikes over the western U.S. Major fires are burning all…

Wildfires, Blackouts And High Gas Prices: Californians Fight Familiar Foes Amid Pandemic

Californians are struggling with raging wildfires, roving blackouts, and sky high gas taxes while simultaneously dealing with government-imposed economic lockdowns and a pandemic that has so far killed more than…

Siberia on fire – every summer

Is there really an increasing trend of Siberia forest fires as the news suggests and what is continuously predicted based on climate models?