Spring in the US is early … very very early. – #climate

The USA-NPN (USA National Phenology Network) has been tracking and mapping the start of the spring season across the country using models called the Spring Leaf and Bloom Indices. Wait .. push pause and hold on there a second … who? OK, let’s step back a bit. The USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN) monitors the influence … Read moreSpring in the US is early … very very early. – #climate

Who are the 300 science denying scientists?

The underlying news is this …  300 Scientists Tell Trump to Leave UN Climate Agreement More than 300 scientists have urged President Trump to withdraw from the U.N.’s climate change agency, warning that its push to curtail carbon dioxide threatens to exacerbate poverty without improving the environment. In a Thursday letter to the president, MIT professor … Read moreWho are the 300 science denying scientists?

Flurry of State Bills Introduced to Penalize Electric Car Drivers – Why?

I personally love the idea of switching from gas guzzling to an electric vehicle, and plan to do exactly that. If not wholly EV, then a hybrid at least. The rise of the EV has however also seen a corresponding rise of legislation that punishes people financially for switching to electric vehicles. Which states? These six have now … Read moreFlurry of State Bills Introduced to Penalize Electric Car Drivers – Why?

One more Daily Mail update

Yes, I’ve been banging on about the Daily Mail a bit, or to be a tad more precise, I have the two following posts … I posted here about the David Rose Climate Denial article that is so very wrong with its claim that NOAA fudged data … Daily Mail Fails again – Climate Change hatchet job … Read moreOne more Daily Mail update

NASA OMG (Oceans Melting Greenland) has some new data

Joshua Willis, an oceanographer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, came up the “OMG” acronym to describe the five-year mission to study the melting of Greenland by the surrounding oceans. It stands for “Oceans Melting Greenland”, and yes, least you doubt, it is quite real, OMG is their official mission acronym. It is not just descriptive, but also … Read moreNASA OMG (Oceans Melting Greenland) has some new data

The NSIDC #Arctic January update

Each month the National Snow & Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) issues an updated #Arctic Sea Ice update, and this week the January 2017 update has been published. 2016 has been and gone, and with it the impact of the cyclic El Niño warm phase has also passed. You might perhaps speculate that some will latch on … Read moreThe NSIDC #Arctic January update