Drowning in Sea Level Rise

It’s not likely that sea level rise will drown you personally. The sea is creeping up on us slowly, and yet — all too soon — it has already flooded streets even on sunny days, seeped into groundwater making it…

The adults in the room

I was having another discussion on Twitter with Jean Goodwin, who posted the following quote. It’s attributed to Mark Largent and may have been delivered at a AAAS meeting. I’m interested in what other people think of this. I don’t…

Climate change is already making droughts worse

This is a re-post from Carbon Brief by Benjamin Cook Dr Benjamin Cook is a climate scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Few areas of the world are completely immune to droughts and their often-devastating impacts on…

2018 Hurricane Season: A Preview

Hurricane Season starting soon, while many areas will still be recovering from last year’s  record destruction.  What’s the forecast? Peter Jacobs, above,  is a PhD student and researcher at George Mason University Department of Environmental Science and Policy, and with…

Springtime in Greenland

a 55 knot phase of my recent @PromiceGL #Q18 Greenland 80 km ski-based snow survey. Yes, a #sufferfest but rewarding with 12 cores over 700 m vertical range on the #QTransect https://t.co/HNEFo5zZFJ pic.twitter.com/4mmpEZbgMr — Jason Box (@climate_ice) May 21, 2018…

New research, May 7-13, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change Temperature, precipitation, wind Comparing daily temperature averaging methods: the role of surface and atmosphere variables in determining spatial and seasonal variability Dynamical analysis of extreme precipitation in…

Dum Dum Dum Dum Dum

I’m sometimes puzzled by GWPF (the “Global Warming Policy Foundation”). Do they think their readers are gullible idiots, or is the GWPF itself that stupid? Case in point: One of their latest makes a big deal about the fact that…

Sea level rise

There’s a bizarre article in the Wall Street Journal by Fred Singer called, The Sea Is Rising, but Not Because of Climate Change. It’s actually so bonkers that it’s quite hard to know where to start. I’ll give it go,…